National Edu News: NATMO publishes 4th updated version of its COVID 19 Dashboard  |  Education Information: UGC Revised Guidelines on Examinations and Academic Calendar for Universities  |  Education Information: Revision of syllabi by CBSE for classes IX-XII for the academic session 2020-21  |  Parent Interventions: Flexible Learning Benefits Children  |  Parent Interventions: Exercise Improves Breast Milk   |  Parent Interventions: Lockdown Increases Child Obesity  |  Parent Interventions: Pre-School Parents Stressed  |  Technology Inceptions: AMD Radeon for Mobile Computing  |  Technology Inceptions: Dell EMC PowerScale Storage System  |  Technology Inceptions: Samsung A21 with 48 MP Quad Camera  |  National Edu News: Indigenous Indian COVID19 vaccines in the global race to end the pandemic  |  Policy Indications: Top leaders participate in roundtable for the formulation of the new STIP 2020  |  National Edu News: IIT Hyderabad uses AI to study supply chain network of biofuels  |  Education Information: Fit Hai to Hit Hai India’ under Fit India campaign for school children  |  Education Information: Fresh examination dates of NEET and JEE Mains & Advance  |  
July 19, 2018 Thursday 12:03:12 PM IST

Fathers are not just financial supporters!

Parent Interventions

Researches on the role of fathers in child rearing and its benefits to infants, point towards the inescapable and necessary duty of fathers in shouldering the rearing of children. Providing tender affection and care to children are undeniable rights of fathers too.      

It is confirmed that fathers have that peculiar edge over mothers, with the distinctly deeper tenor of their voice and 'the rise and fall rhythm' of their chest. The satisfaction and comfort of these help the infant to sleep peacefully.

Active involvement of a father in bringing up children by nursing and caring for them calls for training on the various responsibilities of nurturing. Traditionally, considered to be the obligation of mothers, fathers were kept out of this sphere.

Actions to be initiated in the families include: sharing of duties at home and related to children, father and mother freely discussing and communicating the concerns, anxieties and troubles about their baby, remembering and learning from the experiences the couple got from their fathers, and mothers supporting fathers with demonstrations of infant-caring ways.         


Eventually, as father of the baby gets more engaged in the upbringing of the child, he would realise  the significance and advantages of this accomplishment.



(Indebted to various sources)


 

Comments