A new baby in your family will bring new challenges. It can take time for both parents to adjust to the lifestyle changes a new baby brings. A strong relationship with your partner can help as your new baby needs so much attention and energy.
Many couples today have little to do with young babies before they have their own. That’s why it’s important to be prepared for the physical and emotional demands of caring for your baby. Even if you have a good idea of what to expect, often there is still a lot you can learn.
Caring for a new baby is a 24-hour-a day, 7-day-a week job. Always being on call, with interrupted sleep, may leave your partner feeling exhausted and less confident.
There are many ways you can get ready to care for your new baby. One is to support your partner in preparing to breastfeed:
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