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Old 10-06-2009, 09:35 AM
drlivingston drlivingston is offline
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Location: birmingham, al
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As a first-time father to a daughter who turned 5 mos. yesterday, make sure that either parent is not overwhelmed. There are many parents out there with multiple children who think childcare is a breeze. First-time mommies and daddies can easily, speaking from experience, feel that they are barely treading water in a whirlpool of responsibility. Just be there for the new parents and offer them any support that is needed.