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Looking after yourself


In order to be a good father and partner, it is important that you look after yourself physically and emotionally. This means making sure you get sleep, exercise and eat well. Whilst doing these things at a time when there’s a new baby in the house might seem difficult, with a little planning, it doesn’t have to be impossible.

Looking after yourself2022-06-23T14:11:04+10:00

Interacting with baby


Many new fathers wonder what they can do with their babies, when most interaction (especially in the beginning) seems one-sided - a little like talking to yourself. However, think of yourself as your baby’s favourite toy.

Interacting with baby2022-06-23T14:07:23+10:00

The role of father


The traditional stereotype of a father as bread winner and disciplinarian has changed, with more dads playing a hands-on parenting role. But every father is different and the role doesn’t come with a job description.

The role of father2022-06-23T14:02:56+10:00

Dads can experience depression after the birth of a child too


It may surprise you that men may also experience symptoms of depression when expecting a new baby or becoming a new parent. 1 in 10 new or expectant dads experience anxiety or depression in Australia.

Dads can experience depression after the birth of a child too2022-08-08T13:32:07+10:00
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