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Should men attend the birth of their baby? Not if they would rather be at the dentist.

“What used to be the secret business of the women’s circle is now the expectant father’s job description.” Lucy Perry, Cheers to Childbirth: a dad’s guide to childbirth support, Pure Publishing 2010. Unlike their fathers, men in the twenty-first century are encouraged to be present at the births of their babies. In fact, it’s a […]

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Top tips for first time fathers: those first few weeks with your newborn

“Anyone who tells you that the first weeks of their baby’s life were a walk in the park was either residing in another country to said newborn or seriously embellishing the truth. It’s exhausting but it’s not permanent.” Lucy Perry, Cheers to Childbirth: A Dad’s Guide to Childbirth Support, Pure Publishing, 2010. I’m sometimes asked […]

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