For many, Father's Day is just another annual appreciation for dads and all they do.
However, for some lucky Tasmanian men, the day marked their first step into the realm of fatherhood.
New fathers were abound at the Launceston General Hospital, celebrating Father's Day for the first time.
For Troy Crowden of Devonport, the feeling of being a father to three-day-old Ava was "indescribable".
"[I'm] just chuffed and it's amazing," he said.
"It's the perfect gift for father's day ... I couldn't be any more happy."
Mr Crowden and his wife had been tossing between names throughout the days, finally deciding on Ava.
Ava was born premature at 37 weeks; she was taken back to the LGH after having a noticeably small appetite.
"We thought we'd bringing her back down here was probably the best thing to do really," Mr Crowden said.
After being given the all-clear by hospital staff, Mr Crowden said he was overwhelmed.
"So happy when you hear everything's going to be fine," he said.
"After last night [I was] so scared and realised how much love you have for someone.
"We'll be happy to see how she goes and spend lots of time with her and get out and about."
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For first-time father Tyler Spencer, the lead-up to fatherhood was an exciting one.
"[I] Have been [excited] for a while, the second he came out I just knew it was going to be something special," he said.
"It's unbelievable, he's just such a beautiful little boy ... it's hard to describe in words really."
Archer Spencer had already been putting his dad through the paces of parenting three days into being.
"We've already done the nappies and had poo and pee on me and it's just great," he said.
For Mr Spencer, like Mr Crowden, the thought that he was now a father was "indescribable".
"He's [Archer's] just so beautiful, Emily's been good as well so super happy," Mr Spencer said.
"[I'm] proud of Emily and so in love with this little guy, beyond words.
"It's really hard to put into words but just that moment that you see him and you know that he's yours and you know that he's healthy, it's just beyond something you can describe.
"You just have to go through it yourself I think."
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