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Expectant Fathers Experience Prenatal Hormone Changes

SAVANNAH, GA - JANUARY 9: U.S. Army Lieutenant Col. Noel Nicolle presses his head to his wife's stomach, Tamara, to try and feel his unborn child move before he deploys to the Middle East January 9, 2003 in Savannah, Georgia. Noel is a member of the 3rd Infantry Division Artillery headquartered at Fort Stewart, Georgia and will depart for the Middle East as part of a huge U.S. military troop build up in that area for a possible war against Iraq. The couple are newly married and are expecting their first child in June 2003. (Stephen Morton/Getty Images)
SAVANNAH, GA - JANUARY 9: U.S. Army Lieutenant Col. Noel Nicolle presses his head to his wife's stomach, Tamara, to try and feel his unborn child move before he deploys to the Middle East January 9, 2003 in Savannah, Georgia. Noel is a member of the 3rd Infantry Division Artillery headquartered at Fort Stewart, Georgia and will depart for the Middle East as part of a huge U.S. military troop build up in that area for a possible war against Iraq. The couple are newly married and are expecting their first child in June 2003. (Stephen Morton/Getty Images)

Impending fatherhood can lower two hormones—testosterone and estradiol—for men, even before their babies are born, a new University of Michigan study found. Other studies indicate...




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