Richie begins the podcast by talking about the developmental charts used to gauge the growth of children. This leads him to talk about SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome) and his worries as a first time parent. He circles back around to developmental charts and explains that they will be the basis of the upcoming podcasts.
This is an in-between episode where Richie talks about a schedule change for the Dad Strength podcast. The podcast will now be released on Wednesday. He then talks about going out for Trick or Treat and dressing up for Halloween. He finishes the episode by talking about Saturday morning cartoons and sign language.
Richie chats about bathing your child and why it is important to keep your baby clean. He gives tips on how to keep your baby safe during bath time and what he did to keep his daughter from slipping out of his hands.
Richie breaks down the sizes of diapers and what the numbers on the boxes mean. He then gives an overview of the process of changing a diaper followed by tips and advice based on his own experience.
Richie gives an overview of feeding methods for infants. He gives advice based on his experiences and the difficulties he faced in regards to breastfeeding. He ends the podcast with tips on getting your baby to take a bottle.
Richie talks about sleep schedules with a baby in the house. He stresses how important it is to keep your schedule as close to the baby’s schedule to keep energy levels up. He also talks about keeping your house loud so that your baby becomes accustomed to sleeping in a normal environment.
Richie discusses the initial stages of preparation needed for the arrival of your new addition. He talks about baby showers and essential items. He also gives advice on finding out how your health insurance can help your family.
The introduction to the Dad Strength podcast. Host Richie Leahey introduces himself and discusses the format of the show. Dad Strength will cover common parenting topics and issues as Richie shares his personal experiences as a parent.
Congratulations on Becoming a Parent