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How to create a bond with your Baby? A Dad’s guide to baby bonding.

This list will teach you how to create a bond with your baby. Being a dad is one of the most rewarding and challenging things that you will ever do. Naturally, children have a closer bond with their mother, they have lived in her...

Baby born at 30 weeks? 4 reasons you don’t need to worry

  What's it like having a baby born at 30 weeks? Firstly, I will tell you our preemie story then explain what it is like. My wife and I struggled through infertility and IVF for many years. It was the hardest time of our lives....

‘We had been through so much and fought so hard and I thought my son might die’

Here is my second article that was published for the Irish Times. In part two of James Doherty’s rollercoaster encounter with infertility, two becomes the magic number for him and his wife Olivia https://www.irishtimes.com/life-and-style/health-family/parenting/we-had-been-through-so-much-and-fought-so-hard-and-i-thought-my-son-might-die-1.3187350 Proud parents Olivia and James with Max and Mathilda Share to FacebookShare to TwitterShare...

IVF nearly broke us: My article for the Irish Times.

James Doherty and wife Olivia went through hell during three rounds of IVF treatment Family time on the balcony. Olivia with Max and James with Mathilda. Here is the article that I wrote for the Irish Times today. https://www.irishtimes.com/life-and-style/health-family/parenting/ivf-treatment-nearly-broke-us-1.3180573?mode=amp       It was November 19th, 2016, and my...

The 7 best books for dads to be 2017

The 7 best books for dads to be 2017 Someone recently told me that there is no book about learning how to be a parent. Without really thinking about it, I subconsciously agreed with the statement and thought that you just figure it out as...

19 Flying with Baby Hacks

Flying with Baby hack - Ok, I'm not going to lie, the prospect of flying with twins scared the living bejeesus out of me. In the weeks and leading up to our first flight back to Ireland, I was worried sick, and I was...

‘It was a shot at my manhood, my confidence was knocked’ – Irish father of twins speaks candidly about fertility battle

Below is my story as featured on the fron page of the Irish Independent today: http://www.independent.ie/life/health-wellbeing/health-features/it-was-a-shot-at-my-manhood-my-confidence-was-knocked-irish-father-of-twins-speaks-candidly-about-fertility-battle-35789635.html 'It was a shot at my manhood, my confidence was knocked' - Irish father of twins speaks candidly about fertility battle 3James and Olivia Doherty with their twins Max and Mathilda Caitlin...

47 Newborn baby Must Haves 2017- (Newborn Essentials)

What a six months it has been. Olivia and I have learned more in the last 6 months than we have in our combined 70 years on this planet. The first half year with twins was fun packed and there was never a dull moment....

Tips for Twins – 12 ways to make your first 6 months with twins easier

There is never a dull moment and always so much to do when you have twins, that's why I have put together this post about the "12 Tips for Twins in the first 6 months". The first half year of Max and Mathilda's lives has flown...

When do babies start teething? An in-Depth Guide to Managing Baby Teething

When do babies start teething? Or more importantly, when will your baby start teething? This is a common question that comes up for all parents in the first few months of their children's lives. As much as you love your babies little toothless smile...

Fathers and Children – 13 Reasons Why Kids That Spend More Time With Dad Have Higher IQ’s

Fathers and Children should spend as much time together as possible. Do you want your children to grow up more confident, healthier, and well-behaved? Sure you do. Studies show that it’s not enough for kids to spend time with their mothers to have a...

Phillips Avent Babyphone Review – 12 reasons it’s the Best Babyphone on the Planet

The Phillips Avent Babyphone is one of those products that seems like a nice to have before you buy it. Then you buy it and realise that is one of the most important weapons in your parenting arsenal. The Philips AVENT DECT Baby Monitor SCD580/01...

Are Pacifiers Good for Your Baby? Essential Things Every Parent Should Know

Are Pacifiers Good for Your Baby? Essential Things Every Parent Should Know Whenever I encounter the word “pacifier,” only one thing comes to mind - Peace. But the question is are pacifiers good for your baby? Pacifier has been used by many mothers to calm...

The Nuk Steriliser Review. 5 Reasons it’s the best Steriliser you can buy

It made my list of newborn baby essentials, so I had to a Nuk Steriliser Review. The Model that I am reviewing is the Nuk 2 in 1 steriliser. Your baby is a little ball of germs They pretty much pick up anything and everything and...