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Advice for New Dads

First Baby Challenges

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Photo Credit: ©Nola Balch

Photo Credit: ©Nola Balch

One of the challenges of married couples is when their first baby is born. A new baby, especially, your first baby, can have a negative impact on your marriage.

Here's some help for new dads to make parenting a positive experience for your marriage.

Tips for new dads.

You, as a new dad, may feel overwhelmed by the sense of responsibility in providing for this new little person.

You wife may feel tired from caring for a baby.

As a new father, if you want to give a gift to your wife, consider the following:

  • First, it is important that you and your wife keep the lines of communication open between you and talk about your emotions.

  • Second, don't be just an on-looker in the care of your baby. Take an active role in parenting.

  • Third, give your wife some time away from the responsibility of the house and the baby.

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