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I am having the second child . Should my first child attend sister/ brother class ?
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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Obstetrics & Gynecology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Not necessarily
I think it depends on the child and the age of the child.

In brief: Not necessarily
I think it depends on the child and the age of the child.
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
In brief: Usually not needed
A first child usually doesn't need to attend a brother/sister class in order to prepare for the arrival of the sibling.
Explaining to child #1 that the family will be growing (just like other families), that more children leads to more fun & excitement for all, and that he/she will be a helpful big brother/sister will help child #1 adapt. Some helpful books for kids and parents aid the transition.

In brief: Usually not needed
A first child usually doesn't need to attend a brother/sister class in order to prepare for the arrival of the sibling.
Explaining to child #1 that the family will be growing (just like other families), that more children leads to more fun & excitement for all, and that he/she will be a helpful big brother/sister will help child #1 adapt. Some helpful books for kids and parents aid the transition.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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