Let’s talk biology. It helps if you listen to “She Blinded Me With Science” as you read this.
A psychologist and brain scientist at the Gonda Multidisciplinary Brain Research Center at Bar-Ilan University (who moonlights at the Child Study Center at Yale University School of Medicine) named Ruth Feldman published a study showing that new dads actually get the same kinds of hormones that new moms get. The two hormones, Prolactin and Oxytocin, were previously thought to be secreted only by mothers, but Feldman’s study found traces of both hormones in the saliva of new fathers as well.
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Just in case you haven’t yet heard, stroller giant Graco recalled 2 million – that’s million with an M – strollers. The industry changed their standards for how strollers were made back in 2008. It was a voluntary standard, so no one had to change the way they manufactured their products. Graco opted out. You might remember that a couple months ago, Graco recalled nearly 2 million (with an M) strollers because they were amputating fingertips. Seems like you’re better off just putting your kid straight into a coffin with wheels.