How to get dads more involved with the baby

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How to get dads more involved with the baby

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Dads are going to parent differently than mothers. They way they handle their babies is going to be different. And moms need to be careful not to try to tell a dad exactly what to do because it going to be vastly different and your baby is smart. They'll know the difference and they'll react beautifully to that. So moms need to back off just a little bit and maybe not give so much advice. Let the dad find his own way.

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Corky Harvey, MS, RN, IBCLC

Certified Lactation Consultant

Corky Harvey is a co-founder of the Pump Station & Nurtury™ - the first new parent resource center of its kind. She is a registered nurse with a master's degree in maternal/newborn Nursing, and an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant. She teaches breastfeeding and baby care classes, facilitates the New Mother Breastfeeding Support Groups, and is a frequent guest lecturer. Corky has three grown children who were breastfed and she loves to claim that their intelligence is linked to this. Corky has two grandsons, Diego who nursed over two years, and 18-month-old Axel who is still breastfeeding. 

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