How to Sleep When You Have a Newborn Baby​

Just look at the stats: 91 per cent of MANtenatal attendees (at the time of writing) cite lack of sleep as their biggest worry going into parenthood. The primary reason I wrote Dear Dory: Journal of a Soon-to-be First-time Dad was so that I could work through all my thoughts, feelings and emotions about becoming a dad. This included my …

1:1 course designed for you!

I lost my first child and sitting in a ‘traditional‘ course would have been too tough for me… MANtenatal offered personalized sessions just for me! A dad-to-be reached out to us via our Twitter page and explained the difficult journey he had been on to become a dad. He was so keen to learn and develop his skills in preparing …

‘Toddler-Turbulence’ on planes… seriously?

This week, Japan Airlines announced that they will publish a map on all of their planes which shows passengers where babies are sitting. Why you might ask… well it’s simple and utterly shocking. In today’s ‘modern’ world, it’s apparently OK to allow people to avoid crying (and sometimes screaming) babies and toddlers on flights. Surely this is dangerous territory and …

Dads have a long way to go…

Well here we are in 2019 and this month see’s the launch of our new website – a place where fathers-to-be get the info and support they need as they enter into the magical and challenging world of parenthood. As I write this inaugural blog, I am sent and article from the BBC where it reports on these challenges in …