Why Babies Need Dad's Too

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Why Babies Need Dad's Too by Mind Map: Why Babies Need Dad's Too

1. The eyes, face vocalizations, gestures, and body tonus take center stage

1.1. English

1.1.1. Text book p. 55-60

1.1.2. Joseph Conrad "Heart of Darkness"

2. The baby is able to control movements more, they more easily mirror their social partner

2.1. Spanish

2.1.1. Midterm

3. Dads, like moms, help children learn ways to “be with” others. Each relationship is a way to learn an alternative pattern

3.1. Physics

3.1.1. Research and prepare experiment

4. Dads are particularly good at playing with their children and through such play the child is learning scripts for social relationships

4.1. Spanish

4.1.1. New vocabulary

5. From 2.5 to about 6 months of age, the baby’s behaviour is highly responsive to they're parent’s behaviour through facial expressions and vocalizations.

5.1. Maths

5.1.1. Text book, exercises 34, 35, 36, 37

6. The baby can do simple things like turn away or close eyes but the baby has limited capacities for self-calming. If these are unsuccessful the baby cannot self-calm

7. Dads can help keep the baby calm with skin to skin contact

8. What is a baby prepared to learn socially in the first 18 months? -Mutual eye gaze practices (how, how long, with whom) -How to read postures -How to solicit others for needs like food or play -Rules of games -Turn taking -Greetings -Joking -Expressing affection -Making friends -And much more

9. Babies experience toxic stress from the distress that arises when they don’t get what they need.

10. For example, lack of comforting companionship care: they are left alone or left to cry

11. Babies sometimes don’t receive the appropriate stimulation to grow what is scheduled to grow at that time.

12. Human beings are complex creatures whose capacities are developed mostly after birth, unlike virtually every other animal.

13. We need dads and grandfathers, along with moms and grandmothers and others, to provide the nurturing care, the mothering, that babies need to grow well

14. I grew up with mostly my mom. I got to see my father but not as much as I wish.

15. Robert was my step-dad's name, he was the most amazing man, he tauht me how to two step and how to gut a fish, i was surely heartbroken when he left us. Rob was more of a father to me then my own.

16. My dad was dealing with stuff for a long time because of what he had to go through when he was younger. He told my older brother and I, he needed to work on himself. We understood.

17. My sister, brother, and I relied on our uncles and grandpas for a "father-figure". We had "God-Dad's". Our uncles, god-dads, and grandpas were a big part of all of our lives.