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Adoption: how much it costs

Adoption is not as easy as going to an orphanage and picking the cutest baby there. Up-front fees and expenses range form zero to $2,500, including travel and attorney's fees. Click here to view answers to questions you might ask if you are considering adoption    

Want a kid?

If you have been trying to get your wife to conceive and not succeeded, there are tools to help you track your wife’s fertility cycle and successfully help her get pregnant. Click here to check them out.

Fertility worksheet

Fertility is a shared responsibility for both parents. Your doctor will require your wife’s health records and need to know details of your intimate sexual history. Click here to find out how to prepare for your appointment and print out a worksheet to fill and give your doctor.

Ovulation calculator

Knowing when your wife ovulates can be helpful when planning a baby. Fill in the date of your wife’s last menstruation and the length of her cycle to find out when she is most likely to be fertile over the next six months, along with the approximate due date if she conceives on any of these days. Click here to go to your ovulation calculator.

Giving up birth control

You've probably spent most of your adult life trying to make sure that you don't get pregnant. Now that you are planning a baby, here's what you need to know on how to help your wife ease off your chosen method of contraception.  

Is your wife ready for a baby?

Pregnancy may be one of the biggest physical changes your wife’s body will ever undergo. So before you start trying to get a baby, make sure your wife is in the best possible condition. Dads-to-be may have some work to do, too: What you eat, drink, and otherwise ingest can affect the quality of your sperm. Take this quiz to see if you're both phy ...read more

Couples’ Baby Showers

Now dads can be part of the baby shower picture, too. No, it’s also not just daddy showers. Baby showers are now becoming more of a family event. Read more.  

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