Preparing your pet for baby is one of the important things you need to do.  They have a lot of adjusting to do, and they didn't have say or voice in the overall process, so while new parents need time to adjust the same plus a bit can be said for our animal friends. 

Trying to change the house around and making your dog or cat do new things once baby arrives is not ideal.  Changes are best made before baby arrives. There are specialist trainers around who can help. There are also resources that you can turn to as outlined below.