Tag Archives: fathering

Healthy Fats? They Exist!

All fats shouldn’t be treated equal. Your body craves certain “healthy” fats, which are unsaturated fats mostly found in plant-based foods.

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Fathers less likely to die of heart-related problems than men who are childless

The AP reports that “dads are less likely to die of heart-related problems than childless men are,” according to a study published in the journal Human Reproduction.

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Dad’s good parenting may help daughters avoid risky sex

The daughters of fathers with good parenting skills are less likely to engage in risky sexual behavior, a new study finds.

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Good relationship with dad can help fight stress

Do you remember playing games with your dad or having heart-to-heart talks? For men, many years later, that turns out to be incredibly important. The relationship you had with your father, and the way that you treat your sons, may … Continue reading

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The Essential Role of the Father (and a Doula) in Childbirth — “Let my people go!”

In the 1990s, I published a number of papers in the medical and birthing literature to help birthing families design and experience safer and more satisfying birthing experiences. On of the articles I published was for a midwifery journal on … Continue reading

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Should dads be in labor and delivery?

Ten years ago I published an article for a midwifery journal on the issue of whether the father of the baby should be in the delivery room or not  (Larimore WL. The Role of the Father in Childbirth. Midwifery Today. … Continue reading

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I’ll ‘Never Forget’ My Dad, an American Hero – Memorial Day 2009

On this holiday weekend, as a country, we observe Memorial Day Day – which was first known as Decoration Day. It was meant to be a time to remember and honor our Civil War dead simply by decorating their graves. … Continue reading

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FRC Action Video Challenges Obama on Life Issue

CitizenLink is reporting that FRC Action President Tony Perkins is calling on Sen. Barack Obama to clarify his statements about when life begins. Perkins and his infant son are featured in a new TV commercial, which is airing in Cincinnati, … Continue reading

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