Communicating with Your Child’s Father

November 25th, 2009
Categories: Expectant Fathers

Finding yourself unexpectedly pregnant is difficult enough in the best of situations. If you are having difficulty in the relationship with your child's father, the added stress can be even harder to handle. It is important to maintain contact however arduous the situation becomes as you near your due date. While that may go against the advice to maintain a low stress level during your pregnancy, it is just one of those things that is necessary. I am not suggesting that you run out and marry your child's father simply because you are pregnant. I am suggesting that you maintain contact. Do not simply disappear, change your phone number or allow one another to fall off the face of the Earth. Whether you choose to… [more]

Baby Boot Camp for New Fathers

March 30th, 2008

I came across an interesting article out of the Omaha World-Herald about a program that is aimed to get Fathers involved in their baby’s life. Baby Boot Camp is a program put on by the Essential Pregnancy Services of Omaha, Nebraska. This program was designed to get Fathers involved in their child’s life as early as possible and created to counter act the ill effects of teen pregnancy, crisis pregnancy, and single parenthood. Coordinator of the Nebraska Fatherhood Initiative, LaRon Henderson states: "The earlier a man gets involved in his child's life, the greater chance he's going to stay — and the better it's going to be for that child. An active Father married or not, lowers the risk of daughters becoming teen moms or… [more]