Welcoming a new baby to the family may be exciting for parents, but it can be quite tough on the older child, often leaving them afraid of abandonment as mommy and daddy focus on what they see as their replacement.
The main thing when it comes to preparing your older child for the arrival of their sibling is to involve them from the start. Keep them informed as much as possible about the new baby while you’re pregnant, and do fun stuff with them like getting them to choose gifts for their new brother or sister.
Here are more tips from Parent24 on how to make the transition easier for your older child.
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