I recently talked with a young man who found out that his girlfriend was pregnant. He is anxious to propose and marry the young lady, but she is apparently being influenced otherwise by friends and family members who think she can raise the baby on her own. He is working to convince her otherwise and believes that while this pregnancy was unintended, he can be a committed husband to the child's mom and a wonderful father for his yet unborn child.
When a man has a child outside of marriage, it can be tough to understand his rights and responsibilities as the father of the child. Learn the essentials about being an unwed father and know how and father can protect himself and take full responsibility for the child, whether or not he marries the child's mother.
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- Getting the most out of childbirth classes
- Suggestions for New Dads to Help Babies Sleep
- The First Time Alone with the Baby
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