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“A good father is one of the most unsung, unpraised, unnoticed, and yet one of the most valuable assets in our society” – Bill Graham

  • 10. Names and dates

    Triplet pregnancies in the U.K. Don’t go further than thirty four weeks as a rule. Mainly because mum can’t move anymore and the babies are pretty squished, there is also a higher risk of an emergency labour.they need to make an exit for the good of all. Stacey’s aim was to safely reach thirty two.… Read more

  • 9. It’s a (bunch of) girl(s) !

    9. It’s a (bunch of) girl(s) !

    The scans went by each fortnight without any problems. There were no signs of twin to twin transfusion which was the main concern, we were told that we wouldn’t be clear of that risk until around twenty-seven weeks. All three babies were growing as well as they could be. As the weeks went by Stacey… Read more

  • 8. Long hot summer

    Each scan brought a little relief. We would both feel the apprehension driving to the hospital, yet the babies seem to be doing well. Mama’s oven was doing a great job and the twins were sharing. Our advice from the doc was to keep doing whatever it was we were doing. living with a pregnant… Read more

  • 7. Who you gonna call

    So you’ve been picked up and firmly planted in the eye of a tornado. reality is kicking in hard. The babies are baking, the wife is stressed with hormones and her own fears and concerns. Who do you turn to? “Grow a set of balls and man up” isn’t always the most helpful advice for… Read more

  • 6. Hunter-gatherer concerns

     When hit with the reality of a doubling of the family unit within the next seven months, a mans mind can spin somewhat. For one thing the new family home was too small. I’m very proud of us getting this place , it wasn’t so many years ago I was registered homeless. I had started… Read more

  • 5. A hard smack in the face

    The view over stokes croft from the ward ,I would visit my Nan here a lot as a child. Was bizarre being back decades later with a wife pregnant with triplets   Our first big scan was at st Michael’s in Bristol. It was on a specialist unit that dealt with high risk multiple pregnancies.… Read more

My book ‘From triples to triplets’ is the story of my journey into fatherhood.
From overcoming a destructive past of alcoholism and mental health diagnosis to dealing with a high risk pregnancy and the birth of my daughters.
All proceeds go to running this blog and raising awareness of the importance of fatherhood.

About the blog is an award winning blog, created in a sleep deprivation haze. It fast became a popular non-profit resource for parents everywhere who are looking to relate to real experiences and gain understanding in ways to overcome the pressures of daily living.

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