Top 5 Ways for New Dads to Relax

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Dads seem to be quite unsung in the introduction of a new baby into the family, which can be very unfair in many cases.Dads often put a lot of effort into the care and safety of a child, and it only seems right that they too get stressed and worn out.Often the diaper-changers, bottle feeders, stroller-walkers, and mommy supporters, dads often feel the burden of having the be the pillar when mommy gets over-stressed, has hormonal changes post-pregnancy as they get back into check, and of pretty much whatever mom wants at that point.Some cases are less dramatic than others, say if you have a nanny or family to help, but dads feel the emotional burden no matter what.Here’s a list of things for you dads to do to help relieve your stress.
Top 5 Ways for New Dads to Relax


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You and your partner should be taking time during these delicate few months to rest and meditate.Meditation will help both of you to remain centered, focused, and able to handle challenged, rather than scatter-brained and anxious.Take 5 minutes a day at first if that’s all you have – just make sure to start today. There are plenty of excellent resources online to show you how to begin meditation, and plenty of guided meditations for those of you who need a little extra help.

All in all, it is very important for new moms and dads to remain rested, peaceful, and centered. It does mean self-care is important, and giving one another time to take care of themselves is very important and will help mom, dad and baby.

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