Label: Parents’ stories
Birth stories: my unplanned home birth
Amélie from France never made it to the hospital when her son Baptiste suddenly decided to be born on the sofa at home. Read this thrilling story about an unplanned home birth.
When my daddy isn’t there...
Studies take dad blogger Pierre away from home on alternate weeks, meaning his young daughters see less of him. Here he shares his best tips for ways a parent can make this kind of upheaval easier on young children.
Birth stories: Our preemie miracle
Haydn still had another three months left in the womb when he was born by emergency c-section in Week 26. As a preemie, he had a tough start to life but pulled through. Here mum Emma shares the story of his birth and the scary time afterwards.
Overjoyed and terrified at the same time
Becoming a dad is a truly life-changing experience. The enormous rush of love and the tidal wave of emotions. But fatherhood may also involve nagging doubts and revelatory changes of heart. Meet Pierre, Josh, Kim, Mikael, Stefan and William, who share their experiences of becoming dads.
“I’ve never felt so inadequate.”
The early days as a dad were much harder than Pierre ever imagined. He’s now 29 and recently became a dad for the second time. Here he tells us his story.
“I just wanted other guys to share that experience with.”
When Josh became a father, he discovered he was sometimes questioned as a parent. It’s 2017, haven’t we come further? Here are Joshua’s thoughts on becoming a dad.
New mum? What I wish someone would have told me
”This is a list of 4 things that I wish people would have told me in order to put my mind at ease about becoming a mother. I hope it empowers you!” Words from mother-of-three Karla Reed to all new mums.
Birth stories: a dad’s view
Father-of-three Mikael gives us an honest and genuine account of what it’s like to be a bystander during childbirth and how it feels to become a dad. Is it really the happiest moment of your life?