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.

It Takes Two: How to Support Your Wife When Trying to Conceive

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It isn’t just about getting the timing right. It’s about deepening your commitment, making big changes to your lifestyle for those you love, and letting your relationship’s past nurture its future.

Sunday Night in My Thirties

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Thom Ingram reflects on the pressure some of us face to have children.

What the Heck Is a Doula and Why Do We Need One?

What the Heck Is a Doula and Why Do We Need One?

Scott Posey was skeptical about involving a doula in the birth of his first child, but soon realized that the doula was an invaluable resource for both him and his wife

Sex Education, Please

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The worst case scenario of a poor sex education is not an unhealthy sexual identity. It’s the unplanned birth of a child.

14 Strange Facts About Men (Video)

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Learn 14 things about men that you might not already know (or want to know)

Our Pregnancy: A First Time Father Created This Beautiful Movie to Celebrate His Child

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They took a picture everyday during their 9 month pregnancy. He wrote a song. That makes the most beautiful movie.

The Day My Love for My Daughter Became Real

The Day My Love for My Daughter Became Real

Tom Burns remembers the exact moment he started loving his daughter as a person rather than as an ideal

“Children have a right to a stable loving relationship with both parents…”

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This comment by trey1963 on the post What About the Fathers?

Sex Without Babies: A Guy’s Guide to Birth Control

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There’s a lot about birth control that men don’t always know. Guy is here to help.

10 Bits of Practical Advice on the Transition to Dadhood

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This list from Cort Ruddy focuses on the final weeks of pregnancy and the first few months of having a freshly-minted person in your home.

What About the Fathers?

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Kathryn Edin explores the complex reasons behind why there are so many absent fathers.

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In this poem, Laura McCullough writes of new Dads and tattoos, forging connections between different kinds of permanence.

100 Words on Love: His Certainty is a Map

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I won’t fail you. Either of you.

How To Size A Condom

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Andrew Smiler shares some simple tips about how to find your correct condom size.

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“Daria laughs up at Jeff, the man she will marry, even though she’s not pregnant.” By Heidi Bell