In this parenting tips video learn what the important role of the father is straight after birth.
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Dad's Role with the Baby Female: Unconditional love of a father, its one of the most special gifts a parent can give to his child. It means everything to Mike Moberg and his one year old daughter Keller. Mike: The nurturing years with the children at this age have feelings the most important thing to me. I love the time with her and it just completely different. It’s a very eye opening, very breathe taking sometimes then you sit back and you get a while. Female: While Keller’s mother works so regular nine to five shift Mike’s late night hours afford him time in the morning to bond with his daughter. Dr. Horowitz: An early bond between a father and a baby is no less important than the early bond between a mother and a baby. Female: Pediatrician and father, Dr. Paul Horowitz says, in past, father’s role like a natural nurturer has been underestimated. Dr. Horowitz: There some perception that moms are somehow innately more qualified that taking care of babies or being an important caregiver to a baby than dad. And that’s not all together true. Female: Doctor Horowitz says, every activity you do with you child can be considered a time to bond, from getting dressed to play time. Even feeding time can be a great bonding experience. Dr. Horowitz: Feeding time is a very time good time for baby and father to bond. Though, traditionally, it’s been part it was a time for mother and baby to bond. It’s a wonderful opportunity for the father to put his face right there and baby’s visual field as here she is suckling or if a baby is being bottle feed that father can certainly participate in it as well. Female: Of course, as you children grow, so will the long list of activities you can incorporate into their lives. But for now, Mike is taking pleasure in the simple joys he shares with his daughter. Mike: Most satisfying moment it’s probably like I’m home. She recognizes who I am and she smiles and she does one of this like with her hands. You walk in that door and all the stress from the day, you see her smiles then it’s gone.