June 24, 2004

Be down with EBB: Managing The First Few Weeks

On page 37 of Be Prepared, Gary Greenberg & Jeannie Hayden's excellent guidebook for new dads, are four policy suggestions for dads dealing with PPMS (Post-Partum Mood Swings. If you don't know yet, don't worry.). The other three--listen, ignore occasional belligerence, get her out of the house regularly--are good to do, too, but for us, one policy in particular proved absolutely crucial for getting through the first couple of months:

Everything But Breastfeeding

During those early weeks of two-hour feeding/sleep/diaper cycles, we basically split the work right down the middle: breastfeeding/everything else. Try it at home!

Leave a comment


Type the characters you see in the picture above.

Google DT


Contact DT

Daddy Types is published by Greg Allen with the help of readers like you.
Got tips, advice, questions, and suggestions? Send them to:
greg [at] daddytypes [dot] com

Join the [eventual] Daddy Types mailing list!


Archives

copyright

copyright 2014 daddy types, llc.
no unauthorized commercial reuse.
privacy and terms of use
published using movable type

advertisements