• Fatherhood

    Why Being A Dad Is So Important To Me

    Most guys have life ambitions such as having the flashiest cars, the biggest houses or getting that dream job that they’ve always wanted. These ambitions are great if you can achieve them, but that’s never been my goal in life. My life ambition is to be a good father and to raise my own family. Family has always been the most important thing to me. Materialistic objects are great and can bring a lot of joy into people’s lives, but it would never fully satisfy me. To really be happy, I wanted to have my own family. The start of this dream happened on the 19th September when Austin David…

  • Pregnancy

    Antenatal Classes

    So it’s nearly the end of the pregnancy now and it’s almost time to meet your baby. Before you can do this however, there is the small matter of attending antenatal classes. For anyone unaware of what these classes involve, they are basically classes teaching you how to be a parent. You’ll learn how to support your partner through labour, what to take to the hospital when the big day arrives and most importantly…what to do when the baby arrives! The first concept to get your head around is the fact that you will be experiencing these classes alongside another 10-15 pregnant couples, all as anxious and clueless as you…

  • Pregnancy

    Dads – How To Bond With Your Unborn Baby

    Bonding with someone that you have never met seems like a strange concept. Everyone tells you when the baby is born, nature will take over and you will have an instant bond with your child. This may be true, but why wait until they are born to start that bond. There are plenty of ways that father’s can begin the bonding process whilst the baby is still ruining the mother’s body from the inside. Talk To The Bump Babies can start to hear familiar voices and sounds from around 22 weeks, so your unborn child will be able to hear your voice from then on. As crazy as it might…