Ten skills for all dads-to-be should grow during the 5 phases of pregnancy.
What did you do today? You didn’t have a new life dividing at the speed of light inside your body. Women can’t explain this to men. It’s always a love/hate relationship.
The photo attached to this Post is a perfect example of how we have eyes all over our body. This man’s touch is ‘seeing’. His second set of eyes will mature as his child does.
The first 12 weeks of pregnancy can dampen humour for many families. Birthing Better fathers realised how gentle their humour and light-heartedness had to be.
The neat thing about these 10 skills Birthing Better fathers developed is that they grow with you. Sometimes one of these 10 skills comes to the front and other times it sits in the background.
When Birthing Better skills were developed in the early 1970s, we took a BIG LEAP. We focused on our commonality and not our differences. When you join our family, you join as a human being.
You will always be a HERO to your daughters and sons. As children we only know how to become by watching and hearing the adults around us. You are growing.
When Birthing Better fathers developed these 10 skills to grow from conception through the 5 phases of pregnancy, they did so because they felt they were always catching up and that was scary.
Men wonder what it’s like to be pregnant even if they are often happy they aren’t going through the changes the pregnant woman experiences. Pregnancy becomes obvious now and things settle down.
From 12-24 weeks the uterus is felt just above the pubic bone to felt at the belly button. That’s rapid. How’s your growth going? Adults have to inspire their own growth.
Birthing Better fathers developed these skills so they didn’t feel left out. Every human wants to bond with others. Men have to intentionally bond with their baby during this phase.