Cesarean saved my child now my wife wants a VBAC

Cesarean saved my child now my wife wants a VBAC

Fear connected to a VBAC is not uncommon. As a father-to-be it’s easy to feel totally out of control when your wife wants to have a VBAC (vaginal birth after a previous c/s section) and there were REAL medical reasons for the previous surgical birth.┬áBirth is so unknown and…

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Dads-to-be conception to 12 weeks-14

Dads-to-be conception to 12 weeks-14

Over the past blog entries we’ve discussed some very important fatherhood qualities. Each of them has a huge impact on how you feel about yourself, how your partner views you, how your baby knows you and how others perceive of you. Delight is just for you. Yes, it can…

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baby sleeping at night

Dads-to-be conception to 12 weeks-10

Periodically we need to bring all these fatherhood qualities together for you. In Phase 1 of pregnancy in your journey through ‘becoming’ a father to ‘being’ a father you are being asked to choose your own personal growth because your baby and the woman in your life are now…

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Dads-to-be conception to 12 weeks-9

Dads-to-be conception to 12 weeks-9

Is awareness the same as attention to detail? Not really. Being aware is just that … paying attention. However, attention to detail means you have to move your awareness to a more detailed focus and ultimately ‘do’ something. Remember we are sticking to Phase 1 of pregnancy and how…

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Having my first baby

Having my first baby

Our New Zealand Minister of Health gave a talk at the New Zealand Midwifery Conference (91.2% of ALL expectant parents have a midwife). This was his first statement: ‘The birth of a child is the most important event in life’. That is the Truth. The birth of your first…

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