Men Can Be Paternal Too

(Telegraph) Did you know the month a baby is born could suggest what career they will have? "A December is more likely to become a dentist while someone whose birthday falls in January will tend to a debt collector. A February birth appears to increase the chances of being an artist while March babies appear to go on to become pilots. Meanwhile, April and May are said to have a fairly even spread of professions, births in the summer months mean a much lower chance of becoming a high-earning football player, doctor or dentist." Click here to read more.

(Telegraph) Men ‘biologically wired’ to care for children

Men are “biologically wired” to be fathers – not just to father children – according to authors of a study which found testosterone falls when a baby arrives.

Levels appear to drop to enable the more caring side of a man’s character to emerge, concluded scientists.

They found men with higher testosterone levels – associated with dominant and potentially violent behaviour – were both more likely to secure a partner and father children.

But after the birth itself testosterone levels in these men dropped, according to academics at Northwestern University in Chicago.

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