This Doctor Welcomes Newborns to the World With Song

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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.

Date Night’s Not Enough: Why You and Your Partner Need Pre-Baby Counseling

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Jean Fitzpatrick believes an ounce of prevention can keep your family intact.

10 Things Young Fathers Should Say to Themselves and why it Matters

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Andre Dandridge, Founder of NewYoungFathers.com, gives advice to young men with new families.

24 Babies Will Be Born Addicted Today

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The rate of babies born with an addiction tripled in the span of nine years.

Five Things You Might Learn By Becoming a Father (If You’re Lucky)

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Dan Coxon is lucky.

Ten Tips for the Postpartum Dad

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A new baby can turn your world upside down. Signs of paternal postpartum depression and more from Active Duty Dad.

Top Tips for New Dads (Part 1)

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Heartfelt emotional—and waste-management—guidance for anyone lucky enough to have knocked up their special someone.

49 Things You Must Tell Your Baby

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Tell her everything now, while she’s listening.

Why Do We Still Circumcise Boys?

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Whether childhood circumcision is acceptable or not is an ethical question, not a medical one. Chuck Ross asks, why did we ever circumcise boys?

Life Lessons From a Two-Week Old

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This is easier when you’re older, and other life lessons Sean Hackett and his wife have learned after the birth of their second child.

Hell, or a Father’s First Night With His Baby

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The reality of a newborn baby = screaming, crying, barfing, begging, pleading, and no sleeping.

What I Have Learned About Babies

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In the first month with the “Love, Recorded” baby, Matt’s in-laws return, poop is discussed with great seriousness, crying is everywhere and sleep is nowhere.

Hey New Guy, Buckle Up!

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“What to Expect When You’re Expecting” should be titled “What to Expect if You’re Expecting and You Have a Vagina.”