Babies and pets: Can they co-exist?
Do babies and pets get along? If you’re curious as to whether your pet and baby can co-exist harmoniously, read on.
Many of us have pets before babies. But when you get pregnant, you may be anxious about introducing your new baby to your pet. When this happen, many couples end up giving away their pet. How can you ensure this does not happen? Can babies and pets co-exist? We believe so, as long as you do some ground work and preparation.
If you’re one of those pet owners who believe that your dog or cat is capable of understanding human language, share the news of your pregnancy with them like you would to an existing older child. Pets often play the role of an older sibling – playing with and watching over the newborn when Mom is not watching – and preparing them for a new member in the family is crucial.
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