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Instinct vs. Learned – Fatherhood

Fatherhood isn’t exactly an easy experience to understand. To begin with, why do some fathers have no problem raising children, while others struggle. Some father’s eagerly tackle fatherhood head on and others are simply overwhelmed by the idea of taking care of anyone but themselves. With this in mind, I ask the question, is fatherhood…

Breastfeeding Benefits Build But Percentages Remain Stagnant Breastfeeding Awareness and Support

More and more research comes out that supports significant breastfeeding benefits to mother and baby. However, the rate of mothers who exclusively breastfeed has remained stagnant for the past 2 decades. How is that possible? In order to better understand why this is happening we must look at what factors are preventing moms from breastfeeding . It boils down…

Having a Baby? Get ready for some “Weird Advice” How to determine what is "good advice" for new parents

Having a baby? Congratulations! Transitioning to parenthood is exciting and as you will soon learn, it is filled with lots of unsolicited advice. More often then not, the advice shared has the opposite effect of how it was intended. Good intentions often leave soon-to-be parents more nervous and confused than before. Most moms and dads…

Pregnancy Exercise – What you need to know Best Pregnancy Exercises?

Awww, the benefits of exercise! At this point, there is no question that exercise is good for you. But is pregnancy exercise good for you and your baby? Many women throw exercise on the backburner when they’ve got a bun in the oven. There are several reasons why this happens. Not enough time in the day. It is…

Top 10 New Dad Hacks: “MacGyver” Style Outsmart new dad challenges with these cost-effective solutions to common baby care issues

There is no shortage of things to worry about when you become a new dad. The late nights and early mornings may keep you too busy to think of solutions for your everyday problems. That’s what we’re here for! Whether your changing messy diapers or trying to get through the teething months, here are the…

Clarity For Dad To Be Sacrafices of Becoming a Father

It’s no secret that having kids demands immediate and absolute sacrifice. It could be argued that virtually every dad to be eventually gets “the talk”. Whether it’s from your parents or your peer group, we all get the lengthy diatribe about how little sleep we’ll get or how many of our beloved hobbies will be…

Evolution of Fatherhood One Man's Journey to Becoming a Father

“I’m sorry, but we will be letting your department go.”   I stared at my co­worker from human resources in disbelief. I quickly scanned the room at the rest of the group that was gathered in this now tension filled conference room. I saw tears streaming down faces and blank emotionless faces peering right back…

Dad To Be Guide on What to Expect Expectant Father's Manual To Baby And Fatherhood

It's no secret that expectant fathers often feel left out and unprepared when the baby arrives. Many books and classes on baby care are mostly tailored to moms, not dad to be. When I found out that my wife was pregnant, I was overjoyed, excited, and happy. However, that quickly turned to feeling anxious, nervous, and…

Baby Checklist Essentials Preparing For Baby's First 6 Months

So much to buy, so little space! Not to worry – our checklist of baby essentials will show you exactly what’s a must-have on your baby registry. We list items that can make a big difference and which are simply nice to have.

Pregnancy Week-By-Week: Week 1 Get the most out of your journey to motherhood

Pregnancy Week-By-Week: Week 1 Your Baby Your baby’s journey starts in the beginning of week 1 - your ovulation period. You are not pregnant yet, but you’re going there, that is, if one of those eggs released from your body meets a sperm and gets fertilized.   Modern, fast-paced society and a busy lifestyle may…