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Bonding Tips for Dads-to-Be

A father-child relationship is unique one and the bond is stronger if the dad-to be gets connected with the baby before she is born. Here are some tips to help fathers bond with their unborn child.

If you are a dad-to-be and you are worried about what kind of relationship you would have with your newborn, start building a strong connection with your newborn much before he arrives in this world. Learn how you can get connected with your child when she is still in her mother’s womb.

It is a general trend that people concentrate on mother-to-be and give advices to her so that she not only remains healthy and takes care of the health of her unborn, but also builds a special bonding with her child. Well, even though you are not much paid attention at, you can have a strong bonding with your child much before she is born.

Always keep in mind that the unique connection between the dad and his newborn is very special. Gone are the days when fathers did not take much interest in the unborn and the newborns. Studies reveal that children are getting even closer to their fathers as compared to moms.

Tips for Dads-to-Be to Bond with the Baby

Today, it is proved that fathers can do much more than just physical act of nursing. In fact, they hold the baby, cuddle, sooth and even change diapers. So, if you want to have a strong bonding with your child, keep in mind the tips mentioned below.

Talk, Talk and Talk

Talk to your baby when she is in her mother’s womb. You can discuss things just like you were talking to someone you can see. Make planning of the evenings and weekends that you would like to spend with her when she arrives and so on.

Go for a Walk

If possible make it a daily routine to go with your wife for an evening walk and pay attention to your unborn also along with your wife and her comfort.

Participate in Kicking

Sit with your wife for some time keeping your hands on her womb so that you come to know immediately when your child kicks inside. Enjoy every movement that you can feel and tell your child you are enjoying everything.


Put on some good and melodious music and bring your headphones close to your wife’s belly. Research has shown that music helps a lot in every aspect and your child will be healthier and with a positive attitude as well.

Stand-by Your Partner

Stand-by your partner and go along with her on every appointment with the obstetrician, ultrasound and yoga classes as well. Staying involved in the entire process will not only strengthen your bond with your child, but your partner will also have the strength of being well supported.


Read stories to your child and introduce her to your culture through moral stories. If you have a science background you can initiate some logical and scientific stories and achievements of present and yesteryear world.

Get Connected with Nature

Take your wife to a place where you can be close to nature and get benefits of environment also like lake, park and so on. Make sure you pay attention to the comfort of your wife and also do not drive too long or too far from your home and doctor’s clinic.

Watch Movies and Television Programs Prudently

While watching television shows make it certain that you watch programs that are nonviolent and convey moral values and sensible acts.
Keeping the above tips in mind you can get acquainted with your little one before her birth. Stay calm and tension free and keep your wife stress free as well. Enjoy every step and stage of pregnancy along with the mother-to-be.

How should fathers take active part in the pregnancy process? How does bonding between a dad-to-be and a child affect the relationship? What activities help promote bonding between dads-to-be and the unborn child? Discuss here.

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Sneha.10 months ago
Every dad must be part of this journey. It brings a lot of joy to both the parents especially in the last trimester.
Alesha.10 months ago
Not only it helps in bonding with babies, but also it kind of provides emotional support to mothers.
Amish.10 months ago
It is a wonderful experience. So, all dads-to-be must experience it.
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