Label: Parents’ stories
Birth stories: an account written by a proud new father in 1919
What was it like becoming a parent almost 100 years ago? Read one of our fantastic birth stories, this time from the early 1900s.
Becoming a dad for the second time
Becoming a dad for the first time is like a trip to the unknown. The second time round, although you may be more prepared, knowing what to expect may cause more worry.
Birth story: how I gave birth in the car
We’d just joined the motorway when I screamed at my partner that the head was coming. How the f*ck was I supposed to get my trousers off?
Painful breastfeeding and baby blues
You can’t walk around in a state of panic when you’ve just been given life’s most precious gift; it feels so selfish and ungrateful.
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. Don’t miss a thrilling story about an unplanned home birth.
Father-of-three: Life’s exponential change curve
Does life change when you have more kids? Father-of-three Mikael explains how the exponential change curve works in relation to the number of kids.
When my daddy isn’t there...
A new work situation can upset family life. Here are a weekly commuting dad’s top tips to help you make the best of the situation – when daddy isn’t there.
Birth stories: Our preemie miracle
Haydn still had another three months left in the womb when he was born by emergency c-section. As a preemie, he had a tough start to life but pulled through.