DD1, he didn't live with us and I was BF so doubt he could have done much, if anything.
DD2, again BFing, he would wake up sometimes and change her nappy, maybe take for a lap or two around the lounge while I prepared/used the loo but then he'd go back to bed. There was no point him staying up as he'd end up having to get up with DD1.
This time, he wants to be more hands on, again don't know how much he can do as I plan on BFing again. But for three weeks when he's on leave I'll take advantage, plus he'll be run off his feet with the girls as well.
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Nope. He works..... He leaves home at 5.15am and returns at 6.00pm. Except Saturday when he gets home at 3.30pm. His job allows me the financial freedom to be a sahm comfortably, and we both make sacrifices towards that. His is working 70+ hrs a week, so I see mine as doing all the parenting nitty gritty as such.
Thanks for all the replys! So great to see so many hands on daddy's! I have insisted so many times i will feed but he really does enjoy it so i dont think i will take it away from him. Maybe i will convince him i will do one feed, and he do the other- because i do feel guilty, even though he wont let me do it! Very very grateful fo my amazing man. He loves doing as much as he possibly can to help me with DS.
He wasnt working or anything at that stage, we were very lucky he could have so much time at home. Now hes studying/working Id rather do nights (and guaranteed Ill get an hourly waker this time) and have him do mornings, since hes up anyway (and my little sleep in really revitalises me)
Dp is on duty til 11ish I take over from there . He works big days and is on scaffolding. I'd hate for him to be tired and hurt himself . We sleep in seperate rooms on work nights .
I'm BF DD so I don't personally feel us both being up is worthwhile. DH works with heavy machinery all day so I'd hate for him to be tired. One mistake in his job and he'd be hurt pretty bad. He also works crazy hours and is on call 2 weekends a month. We sleep in separate rooms when he's on.
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