100 Words on Love: She Almost Didn’t Make It

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When Laura held her later, rocking and talking to her softly, I thought about how strange it was to have my whole world sitting in one chair.

The Day I Became a Dad: 9 Fathers Share Birth Stories


Let’s dispense once and for all with the myth of fathers being absent, absent-minded, or absolutely clueless when it comes to childbirth.

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


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


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)


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

49 Things You Must Tell Your Baby


Tell her everything now, while she’s listening.

Why Do We Still Circumcise Boys?


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


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!


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