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Dads in Action

Our Virtual Dads in Action resources are designed to help all dads gain the knowledge, skills, and confidence they need when bringing baby home and in the years that follow.

Birth and Beyond is CHKD’s parenting blog where fatherhood blogger Z. Andrew Jatau shares his insights, trials, and triumphs in parenting his two young daughters, and offers guidance on various topics that are sure to be of interest to dads.

Get prepared for the arrival of your child by attending one of our Baby 101 Classes, or watch our practical parenting videos on safe sleep, bringing baby home and more.

DIA Five Minute Fatherhood Talks with Z. Andrew Jatau.

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Being a dad is an important job. These five minute talks will cover content dads are concerned about such as family of origin, confident fathering skills, fathers and discipline, and more. The good news is, you can listen to them at your convenience.

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Find each of our discussions below. Thanks for listening.

Fatherhood Talk - Family of Origin

Fatherhood Talk - Confident Fathering

Dads in Action - Discipline and Fatherhood

DIA Video - Effective Partner Comm

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