Tips for Preparing for Daddyhood
“Research shows that dads have a unique and valuable contribution to their children from birth to adulthood. Babies as young as 2 or 3 weeks of age respond differently to dad. Studies show infants look at dad with wide eyes and an open face ready for the special interaction with him. Yet often dads don’t feel they are needed especially during pregnancy and early infancy,” explains Elizabeth Aloni on Examiner.com.
During a time when mom is clearly changing a great deal physically, and baby is growing and developing, dads can often feel left out of the picture – but these times can be challenging for daddy, too.
In Aloni’s article, “The Importance of Daddy From Pregnancy Through Childhood,” she provides a list of tips that will help keep daddy included throughout the entire process. Within her seven excellent tips, number 4 includes yours truly, “Get dad DaddyScrubs. Check out daddyscrubs.com to find great attire for dad that says “I’m the Daddy”. Just perfect to wear during labor and at home. It allows dad to show his pride and involvement as a daddy. With the “I’m the daddy” declaration he will be given the place of honor he deserves.”
Aloni’s article and tips are great and are certain to help keep Dad connected and informed. Check out her entire article and all seven tips here: http://www.examiner.com/article/the-importance-of-daddy-from-pregnancy-through-childhood.
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