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Daddy Diaries Part 9

Tarun Sakhrani | Posted 06.16.2016 | Parents
Tarun Sakhrani

So this is what a natural birth looks like. This is how it was meant to be... this is what the midwife meant when she said it was all natural... no medication, no support, no help, nothing... just pure unadulterated pain!!!

Daddy Diaries Part 8

Tarun Sakhrani | Posted 06.15.2016 | Parents
Tarun Sakhrani

So, it is 11 AM and my wife is keeled over, holding the bed with one hand and her tummy with the other, in obvious pain. It is quite obvious that the labor has kicked into another gear from even a few minutes ago and that we are getting closer. "It is time to go", she says.

Daddy Diaries Part 7

Tarun Sakhrani | Posted 05.31.2016 | Parents
Tarun Sakhrani

So you've done the classes, you've read the books... you've talked to and listened to all the people around you offering their advice. You think you are prepared. But are you really?

Daddy Diaries Part 6

Tarun Sakhrani | Posted 05.12.2016 | HuffPost Home
Tarun Sakhrani

The clock is ticking, the weeks are ticking away... the countdown has definitely begun. We've bought the stroller, we've set up the crib, we've clean...

What Not To Say To Someone Who Wants A Natural Birth

Gabrielle Volkmer | Posted 11.22.2014 | Parents
Gabrielle Volkmer

This may come as a surprise to the people who say cruel things like this but women who choose natural birth are humans, too. They actually do have feelings! They think through their choices and decide what is best for them.

How to Choose a Birthing Class

Brandy Ferner | Posted 10.31.2012 | Parents
Brandy Ferner

Just like the millions of parenting choices just around the bend, you can't know beforehand if you're making the right choice. So, what's a parent to do? Open up, get educated, get in tune with yourself and lovingly move forward, knowing you are doing the best you can.