Natal Top Tips – Introducing your family pet to your new baby

baby with dogIn classes that The Natal Family run we often get asked questions by expectant parents and one of the regular ones is how best to introduce their dog or cat to their new baby. There is every chance that your dog or cat will know that you are pregnant long before your baby arrives; they have a highly developed sense of smell that can sometimes detect subtle hormone changes in a Mum to be. You may have noticed that your pet has already started behaving differently around Mum; whether it’s keeping their distance or wanting to have extra cuddles, or just being more attentive. Continue reading