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The Stress Expectant and New Fathers Feel


Fathers' roles are changing, and with those changes comes new stress. Gone are the days where an expectant dad sat in a waiting room, nervously awaiting word of the baby's birth. Today's dad is labor partner and coach, diaper-chan...

11 Great Gifts for Expectant and New Mothers


Baby showers, hospital visits and gifts, and various hoopla and the star is none other than the newest member of the family. Everyone is celebrating the new baby's arrival and new moms and expectant moms can slide far into the bac...

New Dads Have Their Own Special Classes Too!


Women seem to get this parenting thing easily and naturally. But leave a man in a room with a crying baby and who knows what will happen? Have you ever seen the look on a man's face when he observes a new mom? Many times he is fla...

Top Fears Men Have During Pregnancy


Your wife comes out of the bathroom with a big grin on her face. Yep, there are two pink lines in the test window. Dou know what this means, right?" She asks. You look a little unsure of this whole pregnancy test thing. "...

Paternity Leave: Options for Today's New Dads


The image from old TV shows decades past of fathers milling nervously about the waiting room while their babies were being born is terribly outdated and so is the image of image of only mothers caring for the newborns. Today's da...

5 Things Not to Say to Your Pregnant Wife


When your wife is expecting, it can seem like running a gauntlet just to have a simple conversation. Fatigue, mood swings from hormone shifts, pregnancy related physical ailments and simple emotional stress from all the changes ca...

Dads - Preparing for the Delivery Room


Being a good labor partner starts before you get to the hospital. Dads should go to the childbirth classes, read at least some books or articles in preparation for the big event and go to the important doctor's visits. It's key f...

Book Review: Quarterback Dad


Upon finding out that his partner is pregnant; a newly expectant father will have lots of questions. The sheer thought of having a baby for some new fathers can be unnerving and frightening, especially for the first time dad. W...

Labor Day for Dads


Going through labor is no holiday, but it's certainly an adventure. Labor (culminating, of course, in delivery) is the moment you've been waiting for. It's the grand finale that signals the beginning of the end of your near ten mo...

Pregnancy Basics for Expectant Dads


If you're a first time expectant father, you may feel like you've somehow slipped into an alternate universe. It's an unsettling place where up is sometimes down and common sense no longer rules the day. Forget routine and predic...

Paternity Leave: It's Your Turn Now


As your infant's arrival looms, the often-thorny issue of paternity leave looms with it.Will your employer allow you to take time off for bonding with your newborn or newly adopted infant? In the past such a question was hardly ev...

10 Ways Dads Can Prepare for the Delivery Room


Whether you plan to hop on the trendy delivery wagon and have your baby at home with a doula, drop your baby in the rice paddies, or trundle off to the hospital like most post-industrial society folks, you'll need to be prepared a...

Brace Yourself for Galloping Guilt


Guys are lucky, in my estimation. Unencumbered by guilt we treat the world as our oyster, savoring the juices and discarding the superfluous without a qualm. For women, it seems, things are a little different. Far from tossing aw...

A Father's World When Expecting a Baby


My wife Jill and I are expecting a baby, and so far I feel fine. My back aches when I bend over to pick up my socks, but I think the pain is caused by my chair at work. My temperature is constant, although sometimes I wake up chil...

Couvade Syndrome (Sympathy Pains)


As if enduring your wife's moods while she's enduring the discomforts of pregnancy isn't enough, some men kick it up a notch and join their mates in the fun on a physical level. Although few men have ever heard of Couvade syndrome...

The Pregnant Father: The Third Trimester


The last three months of pregnancy have begun. Within 90 days your baby will join you and your partner on the "outside." Your partner's body is making the final adjustments in getting ready for labor and your baby is beginning to...

Pregnant Fathers : The Second Trimester


In the second trimester you will have a chance to hear your baby's heartbeat and possibly see your baby through ultra sound. These experiences usually bring a heightened sense of reality...we are really going to have a baby! In o...

Pregnant Fathers: The First Trimester


Congratulations, your partner (and you) are now pregnant! Your baby is beginning its life inside the womb. All the care and nurturing your baby needs is happening in your partner's belly! The transition to parenthood and becoming...