7 Things Men Don’t Know About the Delivery Room

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Nothing prepares you for what you’ll experience. — One of the happiest days of my life was finding out that my wife was pregnant. I couldn’t believe that I was going to be a father. The realization that I would be a special part of another human being’s life was mind blowing. I always pictured […]

The Perfect Dad and Newborn Moment

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If you’re looking for 60 seconds of pure rapture, this is it.

Being a Dad—Babies’ First Moments

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Fatherhood happens gradually, then suddenly. These midwives shatter the stereotype of men never expressing emotion or shedding tears.

Nothing to Do But Wait When the Baby Is Late

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Dan Szczesny find peace in the calm before the parenthood storm.

Working The Baby Expo Circuit

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Dan Szczesny searches for a man’s role among the butt wipes and breast pumps.

A Real Mother of a Matinee

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Ben Shaberman wasn’t sure what to expect when his girlfriend took him to see “Orgasmic Birth”. Yes, you read that right.

Teddy Bear Meets Best Friend

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This teddy bear just won the internet’s heart.

Moving Photo Project Shows Dads In The Moments After They First Become Fathers

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Photographer Dave Young captures new fathers’ reactions and expressions after the birth of their children in 8 amazing photos.

Crying Makes a Man Feel Whole

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Tears of joy, disappointment, love, or loss–all add texture to man’s being.

“Today my niece is such a normal, healthy, rambunctious first grader, that it is hard to believe she ever got off to such a fragile start.”

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My Hurricane

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It has been a year since Hurricane Sandy. Ariel Chesler looks back on the storm and the birth of his daughter.

Everything Since: Five Weeks at Home With a Baby, Five Months as a Father

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Joe Stracci spent 5 weeks at home with his daughter, just long enough to learn everything and nothing.

Dear John: Seeing Baby’s Birth Kills His Sex Drive

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A dad uncomfortable after birth, a “When Harry Met Sally” frustration, and guy who is only infatuated until the other person is.

The First Time: Dad Demands Epidural

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First-time dad Dustin Fisher hopes that his first childbirth doesn’t set the tone for the rest of his parenting life.

It’s Not About Why

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One minute we were laughing and thirty-five minutes later, I was being asked which of my husband’s organs I was willing to give away.

On Death and Birth

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Mark Watkins experiences two births and two deaths and is struck by their parallels.