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How dads-to-be can pass on paternal health and reduce birth risk to offspring

A recent study by the Mayo Clinic suggests that a father's age at the time of conception might pose health risks for a baby. The sperm quality decreases as men age, starting at around age 45.

Know what causes back pain in new dads and how it can be treated

The most common reason for back pain among fathers is the incorrect method of lifting and carrying their children. Children in their early years gain a few pounds every week and the strain may increase if the back is not prepared to sustain the weight.


Father’s Day 2019: It’s great when a child says, ‘Today is your day, and I love you, dad’

Happy Father’s Day: Fathers do much more hands-on caregiving now than ever before — changing diapers, getting up at night, taking children to the doctor, prepping meals, feeding, sharing drop-offs and pick-ups, and helping with homework.

Father’s Day 2019: These children’s books make great gifts for dads and kids

Happy Father's Day: Gift a dad you love with a pick of these children's books, which include delightful picture books that can be read aloud to younger kids for some special bonding.

Father’s Day 2019: ‘One in three dads stays up late to help kids study’

The survey, conducted on over 1,000 students pan-India, found that though close to 50 per cent of fathers are highly interested in their kids' education, only about one-third are able to help them study.

Dads, surprise your daughters this Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day makes for a perfect occasion for fathers to bond with their daughters. Surprise your daughters with something that will truly delight them. Ultimately, daddy knows best!


'To train my husband to be a good Dad, I pretended to be helpless'

"There were nights when I pretended to be deeply asleep — so asleep that I couldn’t hear Charlie crying — so Nick would have to be the first one to get up."

Reasons Parents Suck: 'Dad, how about replacing anger with patience?'

"I tried to please you and seek your approval in the first decade of my life but the next decade brought out a rebel in me. Your mission to control me is met with my mission to resist you with all my might."

Father’s pet

While on Lingaa, it was quite touching to see a father fiercely protecting his daughters from prying eyes

Women go for men who look like their father

Some females had genes that led them to prefer mates that shared their father's traits.