Living as a family is having your own team and as such requires daily training, support, strategies, plans as well as celebrations of every moment we have advances, although not always everything is perfect when we talk about bedtime.
Specialist estimates that between 35% to 50% of adults have insomnia. However, the problem is increasingly present also in children. Up to 40% percent of the pediatric population has reported cases of insomnia, reported the 2016 current sleep medicine reports, a journal that analyzes the most important research articles in the field of sleep medicine.
Studies have also been done that shown that when a family is more united and where both parents collaborate with the activities at home the children sleep better.
Liliana Amaro-children Sleep Coach founder of Zzleep my baby currently works with many Dads since they have the initiative to seek help to improve the situations that happen during the night, she has proven that if the first contact is made by a father it is very likely that the mother is already in a degree of extreme sleep deprivation and close to burn-out to the extent that it is difficult for her to establish the communication with a coach. When a dad has decided that the family needs a coach to sleep the first recommendation is that he should be 100% involved and start doing the heaviest work the first days and nights.
Dad’s cooperation and involvement in routines, strategies and techniques is a key point for the family to start sleeping better.
It is very noticeable when a family works as a team, since you will see both fathers performing any task and participating in any activity, it is also to lead an equitable life and a way to end the myths that housework is only for mothers. Modernity and new generations show dads interested in breastfeeding, courses, and dad’s play groups, stay at home dads encourage rapprochement with children and an incomparable harmony for the family.
If you’re a dad I invite you to be part of your own team! There is nothing you can’t do unless you don’t try.