Birth stories: Our preemie miracle
Haydn still had another three months left in the womb when he was born by emergency c-section. As a preemie, he had a tough start to life but pulled through.
“I’ve never felt so inadequate.”
“The first year was a nightmare. Lukas cried constantly but there wasn’t a lot I could do to comfort him. He just wanted his mom.”
Overjoyed and terrified at the same time
“I called my mom after our first IVF attempt to tell her we might be expecting within a month. We both cried. She’d gone through a similar experience before she adopted me.”
“I just wanted other guys to share that experience with.”
“Becoming a father is actually a big thing. But no-one asked me how I felt. The midwife only talked to my wife.”
Having a second child – the two under two club
When you have two under two, the common impression is that “you have your hands full”, but it doesn’t have to be that way: common sense tips can make all the difference.
You’re going to be a dad!
The pregnancy test was positive and you’re soon going to be a dad. Here’s some advice about how dads-to-be can get involved in the birth and nursing.
Pregnancy for dads – some good advice
For many dads, fatherhood starts when the baby is born, but you can get involved during the pregnancy. One of Sweden’s most experienced lecturers in equal parenting and fatherhood offers some advice.
New mom? What I wish someone would have told me
Mother-of-three Karla Reed has put together a list of 4 things that she wish people would have told her as a new mom.