Tips for your husband… 4 steps to bond with their child
How can your husband build a strong relationship with your child? It’s not hard. All he has to do is follow some simple steps. For example, it’s enough to help them sleep, talk to them, or do any activity with them. So tell him these tips.
This is how your husband can be a friend of your child
4 key steps
1 Talk to the child in their language
Encourage your husband to do this through massaging the child, for example. Massage is one of the best ways to communicate with newborns.
Since the little one’s birth, allow him to gently massage their hands, arms, thighs, and feet.
Your little one may feel comfortable with their father if the latter massages their tummy as well. This will help them calm and relieve their pains.
2 Talk to them in adults’ language
Remember that your baby starts to recognize your voice and that of their father since they’re in your womb.
So talk to them all the time, and don’t stop after their birth.
When you’re busy, let your husband handle this task. Advise him to mimic the sounds your little one makes.
It’s also important that they make them laugh to make their relationship
It’s also necessary that he asks them questions like “how are you?” or “are you okay, little one?” but gently and quietly.
3 Share activities
If your husband has a certain hobby, like football, let him share it with their child.
For example, encourage them to decorate the little one’s room with pictures or decoration pieces related to that hobby.
When your husband is watching a game, leave your child with them. This will bring them closer.
Don’t forget to suggest that you go out together for a recreational activity your husband likes outside home.
4 Take responsibility
With the arrival of your child, you’ll get busier. Which is why you need your husband’s help.
However, don’t wait for him to take the initiative in providing this help. On the contrary, ask him for it, it helps bring him closer to your child.
Let him join in sometimes in child care activities, like bathing and feeding…
Don’t forget to let him know how your baby’s health is going and the results of medical tests they undergo.