At least one experienced father, sometimes two, attend the gathering with their own infant to answer any questions or discuss with the soon-to-be dads how to hold, talk and play with their new little one. Trafton said participants have often felt this one-on-one opportunity is the best part of the workshop.
"Folks who attend express how grateful they are to get together with just dads," said Trafton. "[One man said,] 'I definitely felt more informed when I finished the class than when I first walked in.' ”