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Dad During Pregnancy

Preparing Your Nursery

There are many milestones on your path to parenthood, from the positive sign on pregnancy test to your first ultrasound. But there is something about preparing a nursery that makes your pregnancy start to feel a little more “real.” As you begin your planning to create a perfect space for your baby, remember to take […]

Six Ways to be a Dad to your Toddler

Dads and partners play an extremely important role during this exciting time of growth and discovery.

The Expecting Dad

Advice from other Northern Michigan Dads on how to be there for your partner and new baby.

Is it Colic? Or Something Else?

All babies fuss and cry during the first several weeks. Some a little and some a lot. Crying can cause parents to feel helpless, frustrated, and exhausted. Here are a few guidelines to help you through this time and know when to call for help.

Your Plan for Birth

It can be difficult to think clearly or make meaningful decisions during labor and delivery. That is why it is so important to think through the elements of labor and delivery and consider your options before the big day arrives.

Why You Should Take a Birthing Class

Even if you already have a child, the labor and birth process can be overwhelming. It’s important for you and your support person to fully understand what your body will go through and the variations of childbirth so you can be as prepared and informed as possible.

New Dad and The Newborn

The first few weeks with your newborn baby are full of joy and wonder and maybe a little fear. At times it can be so overwhelming. But stay loose and remember this is a new experience for both mom and dad. In fact, keep that in mind for all of your upcoming “firsts” with your […]