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Hello! :) My baby :pearl: is 3 weeks old and I was wondering how I can best socialise him. I currently spend about 15- 20 minutes talking/singing to him and petting him after feeding time (4 times a day). Is this too much interaction? He seems to react fine to it. What else can I do to help give him the best start in life? He's afraid of the phone ringing too.
 

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Hello there and welcome to the forum!

Sounds like you are doing an excellent job with your baby. Do you socialise him with other people too? Getting them used to seeing other people and not just you is important if you want your baby to be more accepting of others, as sometimes they can become possessive of one person (you).
 

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Hello there and welcome to the forum!

Sounds like you are doing an excellent job with your baby. Do you socialise him with other people too? Getting them used to seeing other people and not just you is important if you want your baby to be more accepting of others, as sometimes they can become possessive of one person (you).
Thank you Vicki! He does get to socialise with my mum and boyfriend. My mum talks to him for a total of about 10 minutes a day and my boyfriend talks to him for maybe 5 minutes a day. Is this enough or does he need to meet more people? I could always invite my friends over to my house! :)
 

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That's a good start. Do they handle him too? Starting off slow and gradually increasing the socialization is probably the best way to go about it as he is still a very young baby and could get overwhelmed easily (depending on his temperament).
 

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That's a good start. Do they handle him too? Starting off slow and gradually increasing the socialization is probably the best way to go about it as he is still a very young baby and could get overwhelmed easily (depending on his temperament).
They do handle him, but only minimally. I'll definitely go with a gradual increase. Thank you so much Vicki. I just hope he gets well now. :/ :pearl:
 
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