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It's 8:30 on my first day of parental leave with my 3 month old daughter. HELP!

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Is she a fussy baby? If not you're in an easy place. Feed and change her every few hours. Do some tummy time. You got this!

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Just love it! Hold her and love every minute they grow up fast. Sleep when they sleep too, it helps.

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Can't wait till my wife gives birth. 4 months of leave 🙌🏿🙌🏿

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EY1.. lol.. thise 4 montha will be the same as busy season. Late nights.. tires mornings and one or more people arouns you crying. It will be as if you never left the office. Lol That being said, that is the most precious time there is and it goes in the blink of an eye. @OP.. you will be ok. Babies are balls of rubber. Just try not to drop her. At 3 months, you should be coming right into play time. They can track you and grab at bottles and toys and everything from your finger to their toes will be going into her mouth. You got this! The most important thing is to enjoy the time.

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So far no big issues. I'm just nervous because I missed the first year and a half of my son's life due to out of town work. My wife did type me out a 4 page list and itinerary for every 15 minutes

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Thanks Sp1 and everyone else, dad had a good day with the baby

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Agree with PWC 1 - ALWAYS sleep when they sleep except once a day when you use that time to shower, eat, and re-stock the diapers by the changing table. I wish leave had been longer back then - mine is 10 and I have no idea where that time went. Try to get in a routine. It helps.

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ey1 wow you get 4 months? are yoy going to be the primary caregiver? kpmg I think only gives 2 weeks if you are not the primary caregiver.

Wait so your partner was just off with the baby for the past 3 months, right? OK so suck it up, they did it and u can too. It's not rocket science and Google is your friend.

You will be ok Daddy OP. Enjoy your daddy time with her!

*daddy/mommy OP

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