The Important Role Fathers Play In The Delivery Room

November 17, 2014 8:09 PM

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Pop culture is notorious for mocking the stereotypical ways men react to seeing women give birth, but in everyday life, those moments are often far more serious and supportive. George Estrada, a father himself and the CIO of the Center for American Progress joined HuffPost Live host Nancy Redd to discuss his experiences with his wife's deliveries of their children and why movies, albeit funny, don't paint the most accurate picture for future dads.

"There was a complication with our son," said Estrada. "It ended up being nothing, the kid was just big ... But it happened so fast. I wasn't expecting that -- there was no book that I could have read that would have told me this is a possibility based on your kid. These are the things that happen."

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