We Need to Stop Ignoring Fathers

If we want fathers to be active participants in the lives of their children, we need to include them in the conversations leading up to that child’s birth.

Dear Dad: The One With the Truth About Childbirth

A pregnant mom worries about her partner’s first time in the birthing room and turns to ‘Dear Dad’ for advice on how to prepare him for the truth about childbirth. — Dear Dad,   I recently discovered your column and love your advice! I hope you can help me! I am 8 months pregnant and […]

First Time Dad Shares About the Day His World Changed Forever

Garrett Imeson was somewhat cynical about people’s claims to “life changing” moments, until he had one himself. This is it.

A Dad Shares the 5 Ways You Can Keep Your Sanity During the Pregnancy

Tanel was thrilled to become a brand new dad. And he took notes about what worked and what didn’t during the pregnancy. He shares the wisdom from his experience.

#SpermGuilt OR Gender Disappointment

Diplomacy, it seems, is practiced by moms and dads. But what happens when you’re the one who has to be the diplomat?

Keeping Your Marriage Together Through Infertility

Matt and Cheri Appling have held on through five years and countless treatments. Here’s how they’ve done it.

Being a Dad—Babies’ First Moments

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

Will Having Kids In Your Teens & 20s Ruin Your Life?

Becoming a father at a young age isn’t the death sentence most people think it is. Here’s what it’s really like.

Nothing to Do But Wait When the Baby Is Late

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

Five Reasons For Dads-to-Be To Enjoy Pregnancy

With baby nearly here, Dan Szczesny reflects on the first nine months and a little game he already plays with his nearly-born baby.

Go Ahead, Paint Yourself Like a Bobcat

Navigating the world of pregnancy photos is tricky business.

Working The Baby Expo Circuit

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

Is The Handmaid’s Tale a Cautionary Tale for Our Times?

Jesse Kornbluth reviews Margret Atwood’s famous book.

Raising a Gentle Boy in a Violent World

Her worry over how to raise a hell-raising boy has become a concern for protecting the sweetness of her gentle son.

Freezing Your Eggs Benefits Your Employer. Is it Good for You?

Accepting employer egg-freezing benefit and postponing pregnancy requires financial, physical and emotional education and analysis to make sure it is right for you.

When I Was Pregnant

Matthew Lippman’s poem provides a dark yet quirky look at contemporary manhood.