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Take Time for Yourself

Author GreatDad Writers
Submitted 05-11-2007

It takes a lot of your time to care for a
baby. Sometimes you may not have time to do all the things you want to do. You may also forget to
take care of yourself. You need to take time for yourself.

Here are some things you can do
to take care of yourself:

  • Exercise, or take a walk.
  • Eat healthy food.Spend
    time resting in a quiet place, reading or listening to music. Do something creative that you
  • Spend time talking with adults you enjoy. These may be your family, friends or
    a community group. 
  • Get enough rest. Check with your doctor if you are always tired.
  • Share your thoughts, hopes and beliefs with your spouse, family or friends. Listen to their
    thoughts, too. Different points of view may help you solve problems.

Your baby
will be happier if he has happy parents. Try to do healthy things that make you feel good. This is
important. It will help you deal with stress and take better care of your baby.

This content
has been provided freely by CMC. Click Healthy Start, Grow Smart—Your-Seven-Month-Old for your free download. Click GreatDad Free Ebook to
download the entire Health Start, Grow Smart series.

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