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Breaking News Archive 2011
Fatherhood makes the Man
A babys physical developmentfrom conception to birthis an amazing marvel to ponder. Yet another mystery to grasp is a newborns transformative power over his or her parentsespecially on a new father.
A team of scientific researchers recently uncovered this profound finding. Its in regard to the maturing effect of a childs birth on the dad. In a study tracking 206 males from a medium-size metropolitan city in the Pacific Northwest, the researchers recruited participants at the age of 12 and annually assessed them over 19 years until the age of 31. Click here for more details.
These males came from neighborhoods with higher than average juvenile delinquency rates. They were more prone to smoke, drink and participate in criminal activity. Alarmingly, half of them had consumed alcohol by the age of 12 and 70% had been arrested at least once during the period of the study.
From initially reading these shocking statistics, youd probably think there was no hope for this group. But youll be pleasantly surprised at what comes next.
As these men grew older, their rates of drinking and smoking decreased. Whats more is that the rates of negative behavior took an even deeper dive when a baby entered their world.
While those who became fathers later in life cleaned up their act more so than those who took on the role in their teens or early twenties, theres no question a baby was a positive game-changer. Next to marriage, researchers have noted that entering fatherhood has a certain calming effect.
One professorJerrold L. Shapiroput it best.
I think there’s something about your own child that hits an intrinsically basic core[…].Theres a huge amount of responsibility that most men will take on when they have a child, he said in noting that the sense of being needed plays a huge role.
Who would have thought that ten tiny fingers and toes could impact mens lives in such a life-changing way? As the father of four sons, I did. But its one of the many truths that the abortion industry will hide for the sake of their profits.
Well continuewith your helpto work to save the lives of the many babies who desperately depend on the voices of you and me to speak on their behalf.
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Life Issues Institute is dedicated to changing hearts and minds of millions of people through education. For 25 years, organizations and individuals around the world have depended upon Life Issues Institute to provide the latest information and effective tools to protect innocent human life from womb to tomb.