The first time a dad holds his newborn is a moment that changes everything. Joyful, emotional, overwhelming and indescribable are just some of the words that fathers have used to sum up the feeling.
In honor of Father's Day, we asked the dads of the HuffPost Parents Facebook community to send us their first photos with their babies and share exactly what thoughts were going through their heads at that moment.
Here are 31 dads' memories from that incredible time.
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