For the healthy and harmonious development of the child, it is necessary that both parents take an active part in his upbringing. But often the father takes on only the role of the "breadwinner" of the family and does not interact much with the children until they grow up. The statistics in this matter are disappointing - on average, dad communicates with the child only 7 minutes a day. Why is paternal attention and care important for children from the first days of life? What role does a father play in a child's life?