A generation or two ago you were more likely to see a fully-grown llama attending a birth than the father of the child. Now something like 90% of deliveries have the dad-to-be in attendance. With this shift has also come a gradual increase in the involvement of the father in the pregnancy itself.
No one tells you about the feeling you get when you see your child for the first time. Here Dr Tom York describes the highs and lows of being a new parent.
You might assume being a GP makes parenthood easier, but Dr Tom York assures us it isn't..