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skin to skin

What’s a dad-to-be to do?

When mom is pregnant and readying for labor, there's plenty that partners can do to help lighten the load.

New baby, new roles

Here are some important ways dad can help out at home with the new baby.

Spotlight on maternal depression

New moms face a host of changes in a short period of time. It's essential they have resources to navigate the fourth trimester.

The richest moment

That magical hour after a baby is born is called the golden hour—and for good reasons.

Change your baby’s DNA

All it takes is a hug and a cuddle to set your little one on the right path.

The family-friendly C-section

A cesarean section shouldn't keep mom from getting immediate skin-to-skin time with her little one.

Cuddle power

Like hugs and snuggles? Most of us do—including babies.

Letter to a new mom

Keep these 8 things in mind as you enjoy your newfound role. (Hint: Don't try to be Superwoman.)

Patient Story

A funny thing happened on the way to the hospital

Amanda Rostic's sudden delivery made for a unique bond with her newborn daughter and 'rooming in' strengthened that connection.

Every baby’s 9 steps into this new world

Crying, resting, bobbing and more—all newborns will go through these stages immediately after birth.

Seeding my baby? What’s that about?

Microbiomes passed along to your baby at birth are critical in strengthening long-term health and immunity.

New baby? Make skin-to-skin time for dad

We know it's good for mom, but there are plenty of reasons why dad should give it a try, too.

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