Skin-To-Skin And Its Importance For Bonding

Whether you’re new to babies and parenthood or a seasoned professional, sooner or later you’ll hear about skin-to-skin or kangaroo care. So-called because of its resemblance to the way kangaroo mamas look after their joeys, scientists are proving what we have known instinctively for centuries: that skin touch is important.   What is skin-to-skin? Exactly […]

7 Ways For New Dads To Bond And Be Involved

Babies are many things. They are at once incredible, beautiful and entertaining, and intense, scary and overwhelming. But as the parents of a new baby, you probably want to bond. For a natural-born baby, bonding with the primary caregiver — usually the mom — is done through feeding, soothing, and long hours of cuddling. But […]

Dads Do It Better: The Bedtime Stories Edition

Reading is something we all do every day. It seems like a simple thing, doesn’t it? Every time you see a bottle of shampoo or a cereal box you read what’s in front of you. It feels like such a small thing, can it that crucial? Well, let’s take a look.   Reading to kids […]