How supportive are you as a breastfeeding dad?
Okay so it’s hard to be ‘hands on’ with breastfeeding when you’re lacking the essential tools. But this is no excuse to offer no support at all. Find out how much support your parenting style offers with this quick quiz.
You’re probably the one of your friends who likes to hang loose. We’re convinced you will always cover the basics, but there may be times when you need to provide extra support. Being natural comes *ahem* naturally to you and you’ve got the potential to be a fantastic dad. Just don’t be afraid to surprise people by being more proactive every now and then.
Always dependable, you can be relied on to keep everything firmly in shape. You probably like to be organised and most babies thrive on set routines – a happy baby is the first step towards happy parents. That doesn’t mean there won’t be times when it would help to introduce some flexibility, or maybe some extra control? That’s the thing with babies. One minute everything seems sorted – the next it’s all change.
You’re the sort of person who likes to keep their hands full. There’s no doubt you are going to get up close and personal when looking after the new baby. Just remember that you don’t need to be in everyone’s face all the time. Everyone needs to loosen the straps every now and then.
We know we can depend on you to keep everything firmly in place, no matter what is going on around you. Juggling tasks under pressure probably doesn’t phase you at all and we’d expect you to have more energy than the average dad. Just make sure you grab some downtime, you never know when the next baby-induced marathon is going to start.
Assuming everything is okay, your biggest fear about the birth process is: