Mothers who miscarry or deliver a stillborn baby have a particularly under-recognized burden. That is, family and friends do not realize how important that unborn child was in the parents lives.
Baby and Beyond
Becoming a father and a parent can be a transformational process for a man. When a man becomes a father, through loving his child, partner and family, he comes in contact with a deep paternal masculinity. When a child enters a man's life, a new depth of feeling and emotion are awakened within him.
Dear Ms Ultrasound,
I got copies of my ultrasound report from the doctor and in this report the doctor says:"Large gestional sac of about 23mm containing at 5mm embroyo with no cardic activity. Ovaries are difficult to discreetly identify but there is no evidence of adnexal mass on either side.
"What does this mean about the ovaries?
Dear Fitness Expert,
How long will it take me to get that little nasty hangover from my C-section gone? Or will my stomach muscles never be the same?
Summer vacation is over for us. I have my days back to myself where I can devote myself to my job, my friends and my house without CONSTANT interruptions. I also realize I am asking myself a startling question. Do I LIKE my kids? I mean really like my kids?
The average mother is about 10 pounds heavier than a comparable woman without children. Moms tend to eat high-carb quick foods on the run, and mothers are at heightened risk for Type II diabetes - all of which are related.
There is no doubt that mothers play an all-important leading role in the lives of their children. They are the obvious heroes of child rearing. But what about a father's role?
Dear Fitness Expert,
The mother's apron! Good name for it! Ha! I call it a fanny pack! I so much want to get rid of this without surgery. Can anyone help? I had 2 c-sections, the last 7 years ago and I do lower abs from Denise Austins video, 3-5 times a week.
Dear Mr. Dad,
I used to be the center of my wife's universe. Now that we've had a baby, I'm jealous of all the time they spend together and I feel left out. Is this normal and how can I overcome my feelings?