Some of my most memorable moments as a young father was spending time with the babies in the middle of the night. I know that sounds strange, and at the time, the moments were not that memorable. In fact, I had plenty of bleary-eyed mornings trying to function at work after walking or rocking babies late at night or early in the morning. But as I look back, they were moments of bonding for me and for my baby.
One big adjustment for new dads is being up with the baby at night. Learn what to do when the baby is fussy and needs to be soothed so both you and the baby can get back to sleep.
More helps for new dads and new routines:
- How new fathers can adjust to new routines
- Helping new babies (and dads) get a good night's sleep
- What do I do when my baby s crying?
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