Becoming a dad for the first time is pretty scary.
Every day you find yourself facing issues you’ve never dealt with before. And not only are you dealing with a new child, but likely a new mother as well (I think most mothers would agree that this adds a layer of complexity to the father’s experience).
The good thing is, billions of people before you have managed to become parents and more or less did an OK job. You aren’t expected to know everything, and most of what you need to know you will learn along the way.
As a first-time-dad-to-be, I researched this topic quite a bit. There’s a lot of information out there for “first time parents,” but most of the writing is from a woman’s perspective and therefore tends to skew toward first time moms.
A lot of first time dad tips are the same, but there are some key differences.
What are they? Let’s get right into ’em.