Top 7 Tips for New Dads | Advice on Becoming a New Dad | Dad University


Soon-to-be dads and new dads have got lots of responsibilities – which aren’t at all easy. There are lots of books and online materials on this, to make their task easier. I decided to take it into my own hands and speak from my own experience.

There are going to be times where you’re going to doubt your ability to be a parent.  You’re not going to be a perfect parent; realize that this is a totally normal feeling. Take a deep breath, relax and understand that you are awesome.

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in today’s video we offer seven of the
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top advice tips for new dads follow
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these tips and your life will be just a
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little bit easier hello I’m Jason Craven
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and this is dad University there are
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some books out there that give new dads
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or soon-to-be dads tips and advice on
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what to do I’d like to talk from my own
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experience of what works best for me I
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have a weekly podcast for dads and in
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one of those episodes we featured 55
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tips for new dads we’ll put a link to
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that episode in the description but for
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now here’s 7 of our favorites tip number
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one by but paste lots of it I don’t care
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whether your baby has a rash or not use
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it every single time you change your
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child and they won’t get one number to
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keep your baby at an angle now whether
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they’re sleeping whether you’re changing
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them it’s good for digestion imagine if
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you ate until you were full all the time
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and then somebody laid you on your back
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I bet you would be a little bit fussy –
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so this angling of the baby helps them
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digest I mean I’m not a doctor but I do
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have experience with my children two of
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them both of them had great benefits
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from being from an angle we saw less
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fussiness better digestion less gas it’s
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just something that really helps out tip
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number 3 pay a little extra attention to
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your wife now there’s going to be some
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days where this is going to be difficult
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do it anyways be a little nicer be a
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little bit more empathetic try to ask
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what else can you help out with
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sometimes the best thing you can do to
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support the baby is support her tip
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number four schedule divide and conquer
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assign tasks and responsibilities who’s
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doing what
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it makes things a lot easier not only
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does the baby want to be on a schedule
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but it’s going to be a lot easier for
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you as well I know there’s you hippies
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and go-with-the-flow kind of people that
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can’t imagine being on a schedule or
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assigning tasks and responsibilities
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well maybe this video isn’t for you
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because you have everything already
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figured out number five
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spend some alone time with the baby that
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could be bath time going places or just
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playing around one on one time is really
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really special for establishing that
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bond in the relationship you’re going to
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look back with fond memories on that
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one-on-one time that you spent number
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six your baby or toddler is going to
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really piss you off at some point don’t
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take it personally
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they really don’t know what they’re
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doing they’re new to this world just be
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empathetic to that and finally number
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seven there’s going to be times where
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you’re going to doubt your ability to be
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a parent you’re not going to be a
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perfect parent realize that this is a
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total normal feeling take a deep breath
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relax and understand that you are
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awesome hopefully you’ve enjoyed some of
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