It's normal for new dads to struggle with feelings of inadequacy when their babies are born. After all, Mom has a nine-month head start as she carries baby in her belly and might seem like a natural when the baby is born. Rest assured, Dad. There are things you'll be a natural at, too! With Father's Day approaching, we wanted to highlight a few of the things that dads do better than moms.
There's a reason children beg their fathers for just one more story before bed, and it's not just about staying awake longer. With all the different voices and animal sounds that Dad makes when he reads, stories just seem to come to life. Studies have even shown that kids whose fathers read to them become better readers than kids whose fathers don't.
Expectant Moms aren't the only ones eagerly anticipating a new baby! Encourage expectant dads to get excited and to feel involved in baby's arrival. One of these thoughtful, dad-friendly gifts can help you to celebrate the father-to-be in your life.
So your wife (or someone you know) is having a baby! This is so exciting! You want to be as supportive as possible. And part of that means picking up a push present for the new mama. This can make for a fun shopping trip, but sometimes it is hard to know what to get! Here are eight great ideas to get you started.
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During your second and third trimesters, you will need to consume about 350 and 500 additional calories every day. Getting the right nutrition in those calories will ensure that your body, and baby's body, are strong. There are things that you want to get more of in your diet, and some that you want to cut or avoid completely. The healthier you are when you are pregnant, the faster you can bounce back and be there for your bundle of joy.
You clench your partners hand and "hee hee hoo" your way through another contraction. Bathed in sweat, you see your phone on the bedside tray and can't resist calling out, "Hey, Google... How much longerRRRRR? Hee hee..."
Bringing your new baby home is one of the most exciting moments in your life, but when your baby cries it can be overwhelming and stressful. One of the most common reasons for newborns crying is because of gas that gets trapped in the abdomen causing uncomfortable cramping and bloating.
Here are a few signs your baby has gas
- Fussy in the evening
- Pulling legs up and grunting
- Baby's Belly is tight and not soft