Telling my Children What it was Like to See Them for the First Time

Baby Corbin 3A powerful new photo series from The Book of Everyone captures the magical moments after fathers first meet their newly-born children. If you haven’t seen it yet, you must: the photos of the dads are raw, breathtaking, and may even make you shed a tear or two.

Scanning through the pictures, I recalled memories of my own children’s births and couldn’t help but get a little misty-eyed. There isn’t anything like being in a room when your partner gives birth: When my wife gave birth, I was alive. I was on top of the world. My senses were heightened and I was invincible. When I saw the photos, those moments came rushing back to me, and I wanted to share with my kids what it was like to see them for the first time.

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Here’s some other posts that I’ve written for What To Expect that you should read.

The moment that I first felt like a dad

10 Things Every Dad Should Do on Paternity Leave



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