General wondering out loud, not complaining. Why is is that grown men have to be treated like toddlers? When there is a newborn in the house, they need to be told again and again about how the mother needs sleep, about their Netflix, exercise, yoga and office work might see some disruption. Hello...there is a new being in the house that is completely dependent on others. Why do they need to be told that pa-ter-ni-ty leave is to spend time with the new child and family? The sleep-deprived and struggling to breastfeed mother has to praise the grown man's efforts to help like a teacher reinforces positive behavior in pre-school. More below... too much to put in one post.