General Info Men I f your wife or girlfriend is pregnant, you aren’t going to be a dad you are one a lready. While that thought might be extremely scary, you should know that fatherhood is very rewarding, and you can be a GREAT dad. B eing a dad is hard work, but the role you will play in your child’s life is irreplaceable. There’s a lot of joy involved, too. You can make a huge difference for your son or daughter by being the man he or she needs you to be, and you do most of that by simply being there. F atherhood is not inherited, but it can be learned and embraced. Paulding Pregnancy Services, we offer prenatal and parenting classes with a program full of helpful, practical information – for moms and dads. Y our child needs you to be around more than anything. Research shows that children growing up with a dad and a mom in the home are three times more likely to succeed in nearly every area of life and are less likely to be drug abusers or end up in jail. Y ou can LEARN to be a good dad. There are an infinite number of resources to help you, even if your own father wasn’t there for you as a role model.