New Dad Checklist
December 28, 2011
Before the Baby is Born
Develop a support system of family and friends that will be able to help you through this time.
Make plans for child care.
Explore your options for medical insurance.
If you don’t have a job, now is the time to start looking.
If you do have a job, hang on to it.
Take prenatal care classes.
If you smoke, now is a good time to think about quitting.
You may want to take a childbirth class with your partner during her pregnancy.
Help your partner by taking her to visit the delivery room before your child is born.
Start collecting things your baby needs (a crib, car seat, baby clothers etc.)
After the Baby is Born
Learn how to change diapers and prevent your baby from developing diaper rash.
Learn how and what to feed your baby.
Talk to your pediatrician and read about when to introduce your baby to solid foods.
Talk with your pediatrician about teething and treatment for pain; Buy extra bibs and teething toys.
Baby-proof the house.
Listen to CDs, watch videos, read books and attend parenting seminars and classes
If you are not married to your baby?s mother, establish paternity and work out a system to pay child support on time.
Having an older man to support you, give you advice, listen and help you find answers to your questions.
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