It seems that people are quite divided when it comes to this subject matter. Some felt that it was essential to making the father feel a part of the whole process, and they should have waited until both parents were there to witness it.
Others felt it was a bit reactive. According to the poster, the father was against the idea from the start and even laughed about shaving their child’s hair if they chose to trim it in any way. It seems he really was quite opposed to it.