fathers

May 25, 2009

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 […]
December 5, 2009

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 […]
December 5, 2009

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 […]
September 29, 2010

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 […]
October 25, 2010

Absent Father Linked to Earlier Periods

In my book, God’s Design for the Highly Healthy Teen, I discuss the disturbing phenomena of young girls having their periods at younger and younger ages. Researchers […]
July 17, 2011

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.