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Preparing Your Elder Child for the Arrival of a New Baby with the Help of Your Domestic Helper



Welcoming a new baby into the family is an exciting time, but it can also be a big adjustment for older siblings, especially if they have been the only child for some time. As parents, it is important to prepare your elder child for the arrival of the new baby and to help them adjust to the changes that will come with a new addition to the family. Here are some tips to help you prepare your elder child for the arrival of a new baby, with the help of your domestic helper:

  1. Involve your child in the preparation process Your elder child can be involved in the preparation for the new baby by helping to set up the baby's room, choosing clothes and toys, and even attending doctor's appointments with you. Your domestic helper can assist with this by supervising and guiding your child through the process.

  2. Read books and watch videos together Reading books and watching videos about new babies can help your elder child understand what to expect and get excited about the arrival of the new baby. Your domestic helper can help with this by selecting appropriate books and videos and reading/watching them together with your child.

  3. Talk about the changes that will come It is important to talk to your elder child about the changes that will come with a new baby, such as changes in routine and attention. Your domestic helper can help by reinforcing these conversations and answering any questions your child may have.

  4. Plan special activities for your elder child Planning special activities for your elder child before and after the baby's arrival can help them feel included and valued. Your domestic helper can assist with this by helping to plan and execute these activities.

  5. Encourage your elder child to help with the baby Encouraging your elder child to help with the new baby, such as fetching diapers or holding the baby with supervision, can help them feel important and responsible. Your domestic helper can assist by guiding and supervising your child during these interactions.

Preparing your elder child for the arrival of a new baby can be a fun and exciting time, with the help of your domestic helper. By involving your elder child in the preparation process, reading books and watching videos together, talking about the changes that will come, planning special activities, and encouraging them to help with the baby, you can help your elder child adjust to the changes that come with a new addition to the family.


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