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Is it good to be a father?

Is it good to be a father?

Absolutely.: Many men are apprehensive about fatherhood, and many women about motherhood. It's something you can't comprehend until you meet the baby. If you have a difficult relationship with the mother though, that can be a problem. Even so, you can enjoy being a father regardless. Focus on how you are feeling, and discuss with someone who has been through this that you trust and respect. Best wishes to you! ...Read more

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How can I get over my fathers death?

How can I get over my fathers death?

Find meaning: Only you can decide what Dad's death means in the larger scheme of things. Will you seek a faith-based answer? A scientific naturalist's gratitude for the good times? Forgiveness (for him, for you) after the fact? Live as he'd wish you to? Learn from any mistakes so you may perhaps be a better parent yourself? Be glad that you loved your Dad in a world full of loveless homes? Talk to your Dr.? ...Read more

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How to cope with a loss of my father?

How to cope with a loss of my father?

How to cop with loss: Time is the best healer. But you may join a support group, or go for psychiatric counselling, which will help. Family members, friends may be able to help
it may be difficult in the immidiate period but life has to go on and you have to learn to live without him. ...Read more

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Do expecting fathers face get chunky?

Do expecting fathers face get chunky?

Sympathy?: Pregnancy does not effect the face of the father. In rare cases, however, a man can identify so closely w/the mom to be that he can get physical symptoms in response. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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How can I be a father as I am azoospermiac?

How can I be a father as I am azoospermiac?

Get help: There's some variability in how folks use this word. You may have some good sperms that can be taken directly from your testis to make you a dad. A cause might be found. Or you can adopt. Or you can be the man who helps and guides and looks after kids in your neighborhood who have lousy birth fathers. ...Read more

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What is the oldest a man can father a child?

What is the oldest a man can father a child?

All depends: If you keep yourself fit and healthy, for a man age is not important. A dad in india fathered his 21st child at age of 94 and one in britain at age 74! be considerate of your child, think about it - is it really fair to have a child at that age? Remember there are higher risk for chromosome abnormalities, too. ...Read more

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Can expecting fathers have sleepless nights?

Can expecting fathers have sleepless nights?

Yes: New and/or repeat expectant fathers may experience sleepless nights for a variety of reasons. New parenthood is a time of significant transition. This can sometimes generate anticipatory states which contribute to difficulty sleeping. ...Read more

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How old is too old for man to father a child?

How old is too old for man to father a child?

U into history?: According to the bible, abraham (abram) fathered the child isaac at the age of 99, although this could be argued as by divine intervention. It is not unusual for men in their 60's to do so in recent history. ...Read more

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My father has been falling a lot why is this?

My father has been falling a lot why is this?

Many possibilities: There are a number of possible explanations, and it's wise to figure this out before he gets seriously injured. Some people fall because they don't see well - easy fix. If he is diabetic, he may have peripheral neuropathy and not feel his feet as clearly as a normal person. He may have balance problems. He may fall due to muscle weakness; has he had a stroke in the past? Go with him to the doctor. ...Read more

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What is the youngest a boy can father a child?

What is the youngest a boy can father a child?

@spermatogenesis: Whenever the boy is able to produce live sperm he can father a child.
This takes a certain degree of sexual maturity which varies as to age.
Aberrant situations would probably be before age 10. ...Read more

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My fathers bedsore is smelling really badly.?

My fathers bedsore is smelling really badly.?

Bedsore care: The wound needs improved care and cleaning, with professional advice if possible, and maybe treatment with an antibiotic ointment or by mouth. Getting quality care can be a challenge in your country or setting (e.g. in a township), but best to arrange it if possible. Otherwise local cleaning plus an oral antibiotic like sulfa-trimethoprim or ciprofloxacin may help (check w pharmacist). Good luck! ...Read more

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When my baby is born will they say who the father is?

When my baby is born will they say who the father is?

Depends on State: But usually your job, in addition to having the child, naming the father for the birth certificate. ...Read more

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What things are kids missing out on most if no father?

What things are kids missing out on most if no father?

Important role-model: Parents are the most important role models for their young children, so missing either parent is a big loss to a young child. Also, single-parent is more difficult to provide the daily needs of children and thus more stressful, and financially troublesome for many. Keeping a happy family together is becoming more and more difficult. Too much freedom and material things. Good luck. ...Read more

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If I materbation will it effect me to became a father?

If I materbation will it effect me to became a father?

No: Masturbation will not interfere with your ability to have a family. Do not substitute it for intercourse. All the best. ...Read more

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Can a friend or grandfather fill in as a father figure?

Can a friend or grandfather fill in as a father figure?

YES!: A father figure is usually an older man, normally one with power, authority, or strength, with whom one can identify with on a deeply psychological level and who generates emotions generally felt towards one's father... An emotional substitute for a father... ...Read more

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Is it normal for my child to prefer his father over me?

Is it normal for my child to prefer his father over me?

Yes: Sometimes it can seem like dad can calm a crying baby better than mom. This could be because your baby associates you with feeding and when they are crying they may smell the milk and think they are hungry, making them harder to soothe. When dad holds them they forget about this and calm quicker. ...Read more

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Is there a way for me to tell if I can't father a child?

Is there a way for me to tell if I can't father a child?

Yes: See your doctor for a general visit and ask to give a semen analysis. That's the best way to see what's going on. If your semen sample isn't normal, there are a lot of things that can be done to improve your fertility. ...Read more

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How can I tell the kids that their father is unemployed?

How can I tell the kids that their father is unemployed?

Be honest: Kids know dad's not working. They are pretty observant, and know that the routine has changed. There will be disappointment in their lives too, and it can be a growing experience to see dad work, better himself, and get back into the search. Trying to pantomime that he's still working is insulting children's intelligence. Reassure them that the family is secure and stable to reduce their worry. ...Read more

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What is the oldest age at which a man can father a child?

What is the oldest age at which a man can father a child?

U into history?: According to the bible, abraham (abram) fathered the child isaac at the age of 99, although this could be argued as by divine intervention. It is not unusual for men in their 60's to do so in recent history. ...Read more

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Gudmorning. My father is have a mildstrok. What can I do.

911: If your father appears to be having a stroke I would call 911 for medical assistance. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my father is dying, I'm not coping?

What do you suggest if my father is dying, I'm not coping?

A therapist would: Be very helpful about now, and there are a plethora of support groups for this very subject. Look at United Way for low or no-cost groups. Friends and relatives might be in the same boat, so share with them if appropriate. Clergy are very helpful, especially if you need a belief system in life after death. This is a very difficult time. Don't let yourself become unable to cope. ...Read more

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What to do if I'm feeling so guilty over my father's death?

What to do if I'm feeling so guilty over my father's death?

Some thoughts: There is no such thing as a perfect human relationship. If you made a mistake that cost your father his health, you're a non-physician and this is pardonable. So is anything else you may have done or forgot to do. Most children have unfinished issues with their parents at the time of their deaths. Resolve to learn from any errors & treat others better. Talk with someone -- and find your own answer ...Read more

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Does frequent masturbution affects the male for being a father?

Does frequent masturbution affects the male for being a father?

No it does not affec: Hello
No Frequent masturbation does not affect a man for being a father. ...Read more

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I want become father but I try from last 5 months. No progress?

I want become father but I try from last 5 months. No progress?

Both you and your: Partner need to see your doctor. There are many reasons why this has not happened yet and lots of ways to help but both of you need to be involved. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I could stop feeling like a horrible father?

Can you tell me how I could stop feeling like a horrible father?

Get guidance: Every parent makes mistakes. If the child's mother criticizes you unfairly, this may add to your difficulty. Don't expect your children ever to thank you or even act grateful -- that you're doing well is shown in their growing up happy. Please get with somebody wise and good, now, and talk -- about Dad skills & feelings. Read a couple of good books on parenting. ...Read more

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How can I support my father who has some kind of mental problem?

How can I support my father who has some kind of mental problem?

Encourage treatment: Key success factor in recovery from mental problem is treatment. Learn from him his experiences. Go with him when he sees his psychiatrist. Talk to his psychiatrist to learn everything you can about his problem and treatment. Usually parents are happy that their children care about their well-being. If he is reluctant, tell him you want to support him and that you may face similar problem one day. ...Read more

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My father has extreme mental disabilities, how can I get him help?

My father has extreme mental disabilities, how can I get him help?

See your doctor: Your doctor should be able to arrange for psychoneurologic testing. ...Read more