Category Archives: fathers

New “Deliver!” Review: “Quick read and covers everything you need to know”

Thanks to new dad Matthew Young for his five star review of “Deliver!” on Amazon. Says Matthew: My wife and I enjoyed reading this book and found it very useful. We brought it to the hospital too. It’s a perfect … Continue reading

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New Amazon review calls “Deliver!” “the perfect quick read” and “great for first time dad.”

We have another five star review of “Deliver!” up on Amazon. Says author KB: “This was the perfect quick read to get my husband prepared to support me during the birth of our first child. Concise info without all the … Continue reading

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New dad: “after reading this book, I was surprisingly calm and assured about my role in the delivery process.”

“Deliver!” has another great, five star review up on Amazon. Nervous about his responsibilities as a birth partner, new dad Gaurav found our book to be a huge help – and a source of reassurance that he could do an … Continue reading

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Dad mines birth suport for humor, gets grief

The New York Times recently published a blog post by new dad Jon Methven that took an amused looked at being unprepared to support himself while supporting his wife in birth. To judge by the comments he received, though, plenty … Continue reading

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In some countries, men are still unwelcome in the delivery room

As part of its series on pregnancy and childbirth around the world, ‘The Ninth Month,’ Public Radio International this week highlights the situation in Trinidad and Tobago, where fathers are routinely denied the right to attend their children’s births. Reporter … Continue reading

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The one book to give an expectant dad

Here’s another great review that Deliver! A Concise Guide To Helping The Woman You Love Through Labor received recently. I read this and Simkin’s The Birth Partner in preparation for the birth of our first child. They are both excellent … Continue reading

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A Prince in the Delivery Room – should William be there for the birth?

Today’s fathers are pretty much expected to attend the births of their children, so it would be a surprise if Prince William wasn’t at Kate’s bedside this week. But that doesn’t answer the question of whether he should be there … Continue reading

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