In this episode, Dr. Jay Warren talks with us about the vital role that dads play in pregnancy, the birth experience, and in parenting and postpartum support. He gives practical advice and tools on how they can bond with baby starting in pregnancy and continuing on through the early newborn period. He also discusses the importance of self care for dad during this time, and how differences in parenting styles between partners can enhance the family experience and how to deal with the changes that come with the transformative journey to fatherhood.
Healthy Births, Happy Babies
The Dadhood Journey
Free pdf eBook “40 Ways to Connect to Your Baby During Pregnancy”: www.drjaywarren.com/40ways
Online course for Pregnant women, “Connecting with Baby”: www.drjaywarren.com/cwb
Dr. Jay Warren has been a prenatal and pediatric chiropractor for 19 years. He is also the Wellness Care Coordinator at the CAP Wellness Center in San Diego, CA where 90% of his practice is pregnant or postpartum women and babies under one year old. Dr. Jay now serves as an instructor for the ICPA teaching an online course called “Prenatal Care: Baby Centered Birth”.
Dr. Jay is the host of 2 popular podcasts “Healthy Births, Happy Babies”, interviewing experts on perinatal care issues and “The Dadhood Journey”, where he shares real-life lessons and practical tools to support new dads in navigating their parenthood experience.
Dr. Jay has also created an online program, “Connecting with Baby” which guides pregnant women through processes to strengthen maternal bonding in-utero so that she is more confident as a parent and better able to soothe and connect with baby when they arrive.