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Zoe049

Success with IVF

Hey Everyone! Hope so you will be doing good. I want to share my story of success to let other co...

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D024robinson

Young dad needs advice

I'm 20 and my gf told me 3 nights ago that she is pregnant, we always use contraception but we ha...

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She’ll need to process this life change, which means she’ll need you to listen. So be ready to be a good listener. There are many si...

HuggiesModerator

Are you a new dad or dad to be?

Want to chat to other dads? Tell us a bit about yourselves!

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Staceyjgordon

Dads meeting other dads Lock

Hi there Not sure if there's any dads out there that are looking to connect with other dads?...

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Jeppie

Does anyone else have an issue with cats around their Baby?

Hi Everyone, I'm not sure if its just me, but i really cant stand cats being anywhere near me let...

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Hi Girls, I am a new mum of a 7 months baby girl and I just wrote an article on my blog about my experience about creating a perfec...

DF is clueless!

Ahhh hun sometimes it takes awhile for men to pick up the fatherly instincts of how to take care ...

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My dh was the same. Our ds was his first child. He was completely useless. I wasn't much better as it had been 14years since...

Embarrasing moment

That's awesome!!

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That's gold! pmsl

TJ - New Dad

Daddy Playgroups in Parramatta region???

Hi all!! I'm a new dad to be, my darling wife is 41 weeks today and striving through the pre-lab...

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L.R.Schmidt

Daddy is a Truck driver

Hey Just wondering if anyone else has bin in this situation or something very simliar. My fian...

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I know its in my fiance blood because he whole life has bin up north, working, living and all that. I know hedland is apart of him. ...

Mummy 4 the 1st time

34 weeks worried about DH becoming a Dad

What should I do I have seriously run out of ideas - My DH is going to make a great father I just...

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My DF was an xbox gamer and he was quite addicted! He still played once DS came along, but he cut WAY back and was only playing an ...

lisafairy

Dad stressing me out..

Hey, I just need to have a vent about my partner and his lack of participation with our newborn.....

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I wouldn't worry about the bonding.. my partner always felt stupid doing the baby talk or even holding our first in front of anyone....

Mumx2+nomore

my dp has really surprised me!!!

Hi All, my ds is a month old now and I am so surprised at how involved my dp is. this is his fir...

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It's so good to read about all these guys being great dads My DH was the main carer for our little one for nearly the first four w...

meaghanemily

DP not coping

Its not like i ask him to do much, he works early shifts and i have never asked him to get up in ...

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thank god for this thread it is so good to know im not alone.. my partner doesnt drink but it one who comes home and goes straight t...

Baby White

Feeling isolated in CQ

My husband and I are expecting our first DD in early April. However due to an awesome work opport...

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Hi Linda, I live in Vic so I can't help with any specifics but as someone who has been in a similar situation I know how you're fee...

Sharni91

babys name

I am 16 weeks pregnant and my partner and I have been thinking super hard about what to call our...

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Even you decidet the name before baby born, still need to wait until the baby born to confirm Better think of couple to choose from

How do dad's think & feel when they first meet their bub

I daresay he will. My partner did. He stayed by my side the whole labour, and said he loved me m...

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Awesome to see a dad on here! the site should encourage more dads to get on here - dads need support and a place to chat just like m...

Lami

Baby missing Dad?

My little girl is 2 and a half weeks old and is normally settled and sleeps well during the day.....

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Yes, I have 3 daughters who all miss their dad when he is at work, worse if he is away overnight, but the only other thing is bub's ...

Annaphoenix14

babies close in age

hi all our second child is due may 2012 when our first will only be 15 months. Obviously ever...

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I have 13 months between ds1 & ds2 and I really didn't find it that difficult. Yes there were hard days, mainly when ds2 was having ...

Silver_Nailpolish

Dads who weren't at the birth

Hi "Dad", My hubby won't be able to be at the birth of his daughter and naturally, I'm aware tha...

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Hubby informed me today that he is getting anxious and excited. Even from that far afield, he is looking forward to the birth of his...

ash8669

Abusive dad

hi i know i'm hopefully not going to find to many people like me.. but i had 3 kids 4 1/2 year ol...

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Ash, I don't have a child in this world just yet, but huge KUDOS on your courage to take your kids the hell out of that situation. ...

Guang6272529

Hello everyone

I am a new forum users.Now I will tell you about me. I am Sandya Kumudinie. I live in Malabe. But...

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Welcome! Good for you and well done, your english seems good so far. There is always something going on here at Huggies day and nigh...

Mitch''sMummy

baby's last name

hey all, i am due with a baby girl late june this yr. my problem is her daddy broke up with me wh...

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Im in exactly the same boat. I absolutely hate hyphened names but the father is insistent on the baby having his surname (even thou...

L2012

bath time with daddy

hi all im pretty new to this post i have a 7 and ahalf wk old girl,ok she is to long for her bath...

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I think it is so normal DD baths with Daddy 2 times a week they both love it so much she is 5 months and as soon as i take her in th...

tashalee_87

mother in law

Hi i need to know what to do because neither me or my partner smoke but my partners mum does and ...

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Yes, i can understand your frustration on your MIL smoking inside when your baby is there, but at the end of the day, its your mil's...

BellyBummy's Mummy

is it too much to ask??

just a long vent, no need to reply.... Grrr I'm so mad right now! I feel like just giving him th...

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Ask him what hours of the day suit him to share the responsibilities. This will give him a chance to give you feedback. Also explain...

Mancey77

New member/dad introduction bottlefeeding question

Hi huggies people, Not sure if this is the place to do it, but i am a new dad so thought i'd jus...

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What a good job you are doing! If the bottle of breastmilk is keeping bubby and mummy happy so be it. Don't listen to the negative p...

anda88

DP went to a strip club!

I know some people have no issues with strip clubs. but dp has known from the start that i hate t...

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I am completely the same you you omg!. i thought i was going crazy and completely over protective. i dont even like my parter havin...

subzero

my hubby again!!!

I think i am going to make a regular feature to make you laugh at my husbands expense when eve...

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Awwwwwww poor hubby! Pretty funny thou! Write all the stories down!

Jali18

peoples opinions

i have 2 boys and people always say to me if i have another i will have another boy. I dont know ...

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Totally agree, its like when i found out i was having another boy everyone was like awww i bet your disappointed its not a girl WTF ...

waz94

Paternity test

Hi, strange question i know but does anyone know what the rules/laws are in regarding to obtainin...

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if you don't want it done they can make you do it by taking you to court and then they have to pay for it

cat076

resentful to DP

I'm just wondering if I'm not the only one out there who feels that their realationship with DP h...

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Seems a lot of us are in the same boat. Many of my girlfriends have expressed to me the exact same thing. Daddy's life doesn't chang...

kimmij87

How has your relationship changed?

Since havin DD (2 weeks ago) the relationship between DP an me and changed so much! Its still t...

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It was when I left my boyfriend when I was 10 weeks old (Maybe it was 11, i know it was around that time), finding out what he was t...

angelbaby11

how can i help ease my husbands fear??

hi im 18 weeks pregnant and due to my last 2 births being c-sections this one has to follow suit,...

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same with my c-sect, they put up the sheeting so i nor hubby could see anything, but the masochist that my hubby is he peeked around...

Riley's Mummy :))

Partner present during C-Section

Hey, I am pregnant with my First baby and I have been going through my birth plan with my partne...

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i had a emerg c-sect in 2005, i had a spinal block and they allowed my partner in, they just him scrubbing up when i was getting pre...

Jessp84

Father not involved

Hi Everyone, I was with my partner for 5 years on and off,i unexpectly became pregnant and the f...

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Maybe in a letter to them, just explain that as their son has nothing to do with his daughter that you are also scared that they won...

jessica1983

Why does he push me away?

Hi i have been in a great relationship with my partner now for neally 4 years and we have a beaut...

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I would just ask him about it. It might be something as simple as he doesnt want to hurt you or it could be more and beating yoursel...

TanyaandZac

Im confused

Just be reading this website it says to settle your baby let him cry for a while wereas my midewi...

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Which ever method feels right for you. I've done it both ways, and in my experience DS2 who is my picked up baby is 'easier', more...

Kristy L

Communicate Before Bubs Is Born &Save Your Relationship.

I've been reading all the posts about the new dads not doing so well and here is my advise for th...

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I would hope these are all topics that all mum and dads to be would cover prior to their babies arriving ..no?

carlyandbaby

why has it changed so much and will it go back to normal?

hi my names carly im 19 weeks pregnant and my partner has been very distant i havent seen him in ...

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i know how you feel im 23 and my fiance left me because he was a D*CK.. im here to talk to if u want hun xx wow sorry to hear tha...

rumsmuggler

help with cp

Hi, my fiancee has coped and lived with cerebral palsy very well for his whole life. he is able ...

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thanks heaps for that! we looked it up on the web and it looks very promising!!