Preggers Papa

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An average male's perspective on pregnancy and child rearing.

Located: St Paul, Minnesota
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Baby Algebra: x+x or x+y on Aug 8, 2009Now that we have officially entered the second trimester of our Baby Magnet school, the lessons begin to start in earnest. First course, algebra.The male sperm determines the gender of the child. If he passes along an x(female) chromosome, the baby w...



Male Morning Sickness Part Two (Sympathy for the Devil) on Aug 6, 2009Please allow me to introduce myselfI am a man who'll be a father of twinsI've been around for forty four yearsHave a wife, two kids and a dogAnd I was round when the Olson twinsHad a tv show so cute, now they're vain.Made damn sure Stamos' mulletWoul...



Male Morning Sickness (part one...defining the issue) on Aug 3, 2009One of the tell-tale signs that a woman may be pregnant is nausea and vomiting. This is commonly known as "Morning Sickness," though morning really has absolutely nothing to do with this symptom at all....trust me. It is caused by the increased hormo...



Identical Should Not Mean Exactly the Same on Jul 30, 2009 in multiples, dad, pregnant, birth, male, father, twins, identicalIdentical, mono zygotic twins, are genetically the same. Same gender, same egg cell, same physicalities (minus some minor,subtle environmental influences). When they are born, they look exactly the same. As they grow up, they look exactly the same. W...



Two steps forward,one step back??? Yeah, right. on Jul 30, 2009Morning sickness. With our first two children, now 8 and 5, my wife had what I would call fairly normal morning sickness. It was not non stop. She had breaks where she could eat and feel moderately ok.Not so with twins. Not close. She has been sick,...



Identical Means Exactly the Same on Jul 29, 2009Mono zygotic twins, aka identical twins, occur when a single, fertilized egg (called a zygote) splits into two separate, but identical, embryos. It is a rare occurrence (about 3 in every 1000 births) and has no apparent hereditary predisposition. Ide...