As a new dad, your time is going to be at a premium. At Newborncourse.com, we understand that. Here’s 7 smart tips for new dads that will enable you to be a better, smarter and less stressed father.
More and more people in this country are becoming familiar with the role of the birth doula but the role of the postpartum doula is less familiar. So what do birth and postpartum doulas have to offer and what might entice parents-to-be or new parents to hire one?
Dear Dad, On this, your first Father’s Day, I just want to tell you that you are enough. You are all I need, just as you are. You are everything, just as you are.
The world can be a cruel place for a child with disabilities, whether mentally or physically. As their parent, it’s up to you to help them overcome these obstacles so they can have a quality education and a childhood as rich and enjoyable as any other. Here’s how to make that happen.
Having a baby doesn’t mean you can’t still enjoy summer’s most celebrated destination. With just a little extra planning you
How and what to pack in the ultimate survival kit for for the Dad of a newborn child.
As a new dad, your time is going to be at a premium. At Newborncourse.com, we understand that. So let’s get to it. Here’s a cheat sheet of tips for new dads and expectant fathers.
It’s normal for new dads to struggle with feelings of inadequacy when their babies are born. After all, Mom has a nine-month head start as she carries baby in her belly and might seem like a natural when the baby is born. Rest assured, Dad. There are things you’ll be a natural at, too! With Father’s Day approaching, we wanted to highlight a few of the things that dads do better than moms.
Expectant Moms aren’t the only ones eagerly anticipating a new baby! Encourage expectant dads to get excited and to feel involved in baby’s arrival. One of these thoughtful, dad-friendly great gifts can help you to celebrate the father-to-be in your life.
Are you planning to hit the road for some fun in the sun? Or is it a “staycation” kind of year with backyard barbecues galore staggered at pools throughout the neighborhood all summer long? Here’s tips for traveling with a newborn.
An open letter To new moms with words of encouragement, strength and appreciation for a new mother to be proud on Mother’s Day
So your wife (or someone you know) is having a baby! This is so exciting! You want to be as
During your second and third trimesters, you will need to consume about 350 and 500 additional calories every day. Getting
You clench your partners hand and “hee hee hoo” your way through another contraction. Bathed in sweat, you see your phone on the bedside tray and can’t resist calling out, “Hey, Google… How much longerRRRRR? Hee hee…” If only Google knew! Labor is not the same for everyone, so an internet search will not conjure up specifics. Just know that even though it seems like that baby may never make an appearance, it is, truly, just a matter of time.Hey, Google! Do parents search anything else from the delivery room?
One of the most common reasons for newborns crying is because of gas that gets trapped in the abdomen causing uncomfortable cramping and bloating.
There are a few exercises that you can do to assist your baby in moving the gas around so you and your newborn can enjoy spending your days together.
Has your newborn been extra fussy or inconsolable? If you’ve eliminated the obvious reasons for newborn fussiness (hunger, in need of fresh diaper, etc.), she may be having trouble passing gas. Here are some simple steps to help prevent gas in both bottle- and breastfed newborns.
You’ve gotten the news from the Doctor, had your sonogram and worked on processing the news yourself and with your family and loved ones. Now, how do you tell your boss you are pregnant? Here’s some advice.
Baby growth percentiles. Are you familiar with them? They’re those charts your doctor uses to compare your child’s development to the averages of other children in the country. We have a few facts about the growth percentile you might like to know.
The opinions vary from person-to-person; it just depends on who you ask. One thing is clear though, mothers in the 21st century are faced with endless options, and tremendous pressures of motherhood. Here are some words on how to cope.
The flu always spells trouble during the colder months of the year. This year, the flu has been notoriously vicious, with high numbers of hospitalizations, as reported in a recent New York Times article. As an expectant mother, how do you navigate flu season without holing up for the duration?