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Phantom Baby Cries At Night

Phantom Baby Cries At Night

Ghost babies?! Do you have a ghost baby living in your house? Some days I think I do. It was especially true shortly after my daughter was born. At the hospital we delivered in, the staff would take the baby at night (if you wanted) and bring them back to you for feedings. This allowed the parents to get some much needed rest without having to worry about the baby. Well, we opted to use this service. My wife was so…

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Happy Thanksgiving from Brand New Papa

Happy Thanksgiving from Brand New Papa

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! I hope everyone has a great day and you get to spend some quality time with your children and family. Here at Brand New Papa, I’m hosting Thanksgiving this year. I’m going to have my wife’s family and some of my family over. I’m making a turkey using Alton Brown’s recipe, which is always phenomenal. I’ve made it several times. It’s been a tough year for my family here at Brand New Papa. My wife and I…

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I’m still here!

I’m still here!

Hey Folks, I know it’s been a while since I’ve updated. Don’t worry, I’m still here. My personal computer’s boot sector partition got corrupted so I’ve been struggling to get it fixed and back up all my data. It takes a while when you can only work on it a few minutes at a time due to working and raising a 5 month old. I’m getting close to having it finished, should be up and running this weekend, then I’ll…

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No Update Again This Week

No Update Again This Week

Sorry, dads, no update again this week. I’m scrambling to finish up my master’s degree final project. Don’t fret, I’ll be done in August and able to devote more time to the blog and my new baby!  

No updates this week!

No updates this week!

Just a quick note to let everyone know, I’m not going to have any updates this week. I’ve been super busy with some business travel and a lot of grad school work going on right now, just haven’t had time to write. As an aside, I’m officially a parent. I’ve been peed on, puked on, and pooped on! I was changing my little girl this weekend after a big poop. I gave her 5 minutes and thought she was done before…

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The First Hour After Birth

The First Hour After Birth

Do you know what happens the first hour after birth? What should your baby be doing? How should she be acting? Your baby will go through several stages after birth. These are the normal stages if you place your baby in kangaroo care. If you don’t, all bets are off. Let’s discuss them! Stage 1: The Birth Cry Immediately after birth your baby will start to cry. This is a normal and healthy response. Your baby is clearing out her…

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