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Having a second child.

I have a 15-month old little boy and am expecting a girl next month. I am worried I my son will feel sidelined once the new baby arrives, how can I make it easier for him?

Make sure you spread yourself equally between your two children, which also goes for the third and any other children you may have later on! There's no need to worry, jealousy of a new baby is natural for the older sibling, it is a stage that will pass as long as you make it clear that he isn't going to be abandoned. The very fact that you have asked the question shows that you are aware of a possible problem and will take steps to remedy the situation.


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