Try as they might to hide it, I can see the disappointed looks on people’s faces as they say they were hoping for a girl.
Men are wired to fix things. But sometimes, fixing things isn’t the job you’re here to do.
Let’s dispense once and for all with the myth of fathers being absent, absent-minded, or absolutely clueless when it comes to childbirth.
Knowledge enlightens and empowers people and is an essential building block of civilization. Censorship prevents knowledge and narrows the mind.
Mike Cruse points out that if we remain tolerant of idiot dad jokes, we’re marginalizing the role that fathers play in the life of their children.
Dr. Carey Andrew-Jaja of University of Pittsburgh Medical Center carries on the tradition of singing to newborn babies passed down to him by one of his predecessors.
During the birth of his first child, Brian Gawlak had to face down unanswered questions, his own worries and fears, and a hissing hemorrhoid. This is his story…
Birth is messy and complicated for any family, but if your partner is a survivor of sexual violence, this ‘cheat sheet’ may be helpful.
It has been a year since Hurricane Sandy. Ariel Chesler looks back on the storm and the birth of his daughter.
First-time dad Dustin Fisher hopes that his first childbirth doesn’t set the tone for the rest of his parenting life.
Sometimes you meet a guy you just instantly like.
“The biggest sadness I think I have for you about all of this,” my friend and mentor, Doc, said to me, “is that you’re not jumping up and down with joy.” He’s right; I’m not.
“What’s your greatest fear about having another baby?”
I don’t think Amy was just goading me when she asked me this back in the early stages of impending double fatherhood, but she knows we’re both pretty good worriers (though I’d argue she’s better at it than I am, and since I’m the one writing this book, we’ll assume she’d agree with me).
Tamen shares the traumatic and hopeful story of the births of his children.