In olden times, there was a belief that men should not engage in women’s activities. But in modern times, things have changed to a great extend. Men take the opportunity to play an active role in their child’s development.
A Dad’s Role
The role of a future compassionate father begins from the preliminary phase of pregnancy. It is always better to be ready to go through the tough times Mom and baby are going to give you during those nine months of pregnancy. Most of the women face the morning illness and tiredness during this stage. At these situations, your share of household tasks can relieve your partner from the burden.
Now-a-days men along with their partners attend the birthing classes which help in the father-child bonding. Even if you are jam packed with work, take time to attend the doctor’s appointments with your partner. Women need this extra care.
One very important aspect of growing together is to tell each other what you feel; it can be positive or negative. Emotional ups and downs are common during this phase. For a moment you would experience joy and uneasiness and anxiety in the very next.
Being healthy in these stages is good for mother, father and the baby. The best options are going for walk in the morning, breathing fresh air, and having a perfect diet. To-be-dad’s can gather knowledge about the positive influence of proper nutritious intake and body exercises for every stage of pregnancy.
Smokers, it is a good time to quit this habit which can have adverse effects on the mother and the baby. Baby and the mother needs to be in a very calm and refreshing atmosphere. Your effort to quit smoking can really make a big difference during this process.
Your support from the preliminary stages of pregnancy will help in developing a very positive bond between you and your partner that will remain even after the birth of your child. The feeling of being there for your partner at the very important stage of your life will give you a sense of pride and achievement that only a father can understand.