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Big Brothers and Sisters Role


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Big Brothers and Sisters Role

  1. 1. Big Brothers and Sisters Role What you can do to help the family
  2. 2. Support the Mother and Coach <ul><li>The mom is going to be preparing for the new baby to come! You can help by loving your mom! Ask her if there is anything you can do to help take care of her or the baby. Mom and coach may be seem upset sometimes. Remind them that you are there to support and help them. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Ask Questions <ul><li>Talk to the mother or the coach about what it's going to be like to have a new baby around. What do you think the baby will look like, sound like, smell like, act like? Are you concerned about what is happening to the mother? Are you  concerned about how to handle the baby? Are you concerned about who is going to take care of you after the baby is born? What are you excited about? Talk about these things! </li></ul>
  4. 4. Establish a Relationship with the Baby <ul><li>Talk, listen or sing to the baby; rub and kiss the mother's abdomen. Discuss name ideas for the baby. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Take Sibling Preparation Classes <ul><li>These classes will teach you what to expect about the childbirth process and how to help care for the new baby! </li></ul>