So your bundle of joy has just arrived? Trust me when I tell you that your life has changed forever with the birth of your new born! You are now a daddy! And with that comes not only responsibility as a daddy but also as a husband! You might actually be screamed at for nothing, but dad you may have to give your spouse some space. Because giving birth is no easy task and all that hormonal changes taking place in her body is mainly the cause!
Read below for some help!
Understanding the situation
Your wife will be extremely grateful and so much more on a lighter mood if she knows that you can actually understand her. The reasons for her behavioural changes and why she is doing things that make no sense. If you didn’t know, there is something known as post partum depression that is said affect one in every four new mom around the globe. And one of the biggest reasons that there are women who aren’t affected by this depression are those who have an understanding and supportive partner. So, if you are someone who is going to support your wife by going that extra mile then you need not worry about this depression taking over!
Devising ways to be more helpful
You need to plan out with your partner how you both are going to do all the household chores and look after the new born. You can both take turns for staying up in the night and you can both also take turns in doing the household chores. Also make sure to purchase important items like the perfect baby changing tables which will help you both avoid getting a back ache. You can also shift your work schedules into timings that will enable you to come home t times that your wife finds it difficult.
Talking to your wife, let her rant it all out!
Talking to her and more importantly letting her rant all the steam out can do her so much good. You should always engage your wife in conversation. And if she sounds annoyed, it is best you not pursue the conversation but try to do things that make her smile. Because, trust me looking after a new born and attending to all their needs is not easy! And if you can take you new born out on a baby cots Brisbane and let your wife rest for some time.
A hot cuppa!
Don’t ever underestimate the power of a cup of hot tea/coffee/chocolate! A mom who has just given birth will actually swear by their hot cup of whatever! And being the caring and loving partner you are, make sure to make a hot cup of your partners choice! It will definitely make her smile!