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This booklet has been designed to provide minformation to new fathers about their newborn baby and his/her needs. Based on a same style of instructions provided for new cars, it can help dads to come to grips quickly with the main things they need to know to start being an a...
8/31/2012 3:56:53 PM
Many people describe it as a roller coaster ride, which is exciting and scary at the same time. No matter how fatherhood is described, it is an adventure that can be both demanding and rewarding. The pregnancy and birth Pregnancy, the birth and the first year after the birt...
3/5/2014 3:05:50 PM
  Children and babies are looking for a connection with you, and this happens when you are playing with them, talking to them and giving your children your full attention.   Evidence shows that dads who spend quality time connecting with their young children help their...
4/20/2015 4:53:33 PM
Introduction Although this website is made by Aboriginal men for Aboriginal dads it applies to all new dads. Becoming a dad can be a wonderful experience but it also has its challenges. Life changes after having a baby, and it is important to try to find a healthy balance be...
11/10/2015 9:50:53 AM
Introduction Having a new baby can be one of the most joyous times of a man's life, and it is also a time of great change. Author and casual academic at University of Technology, Sydney, Dr Peter West says the role of the father is changing to be less distant and a more hand...
11/13/2015 9:43:36 AM
Overview The guide aims to equip men and women with the tools necessary to facilitate early detection while providing a blueprint to achieving a healthy lifestyle for themselves and their loved ones. Men's Health Network is dedicated to building healthy families, one man at...
3/26/2014 12:45:11 PM
Overview What we believe: There is an urgent need to tackle the unnecessarily and unacceptably poor health and wellbeing of men and boys. The health of the whole population should be improved through an approach that takes full account of the needs of both s... 7/31/2014 10:52:25 AM
Introduction In Australia Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders account for around one quarter of all people who are homeless. (AIHW, 2011) . The ABS Census, 2011 reveals that 56% of homeless people are male, and research shows that men aged 35 and over represent the major... 9/11/2015 9:22:03 AM
  Information provided during pregnancy needs to filter through not just to expecting mothers but to the fathers. Access to information about fatherhood needs to happen earlier, needs to be father-specific, and must be delivered directly to the father..   ...
8/1/2017 11:27:00 AM
  Male postnatal depression can often manifest a significant period of time after the birth...   It is estimated that post-natal depression affects around 10% of fathers and 15% of mothers. For many men, coping with the burden of their own depression as well as support...
9/3/2012 2:40:07 PM
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