DADS STORIES

Whether it’s your first child or you already have a tribe, becoming a dad is not always easy. Dads share their experiences on becoming fathers and the joys and the challenges they faced.

Personal Stories

Darren Jolly – What helps

Darren Jolly talks about what he found helped when his partner was struggling with postnatal depression.

Scott – One family’s story

Scott shares his personal experience of his partner having postnatal depression.

Perinatal Mental Health Week 2021

Mental health issues are on the rise for new and expecting parents with the pandemic front and centre as the cause.

Community HUGS for Dads

John, Roy and Steve share insights into the challenges of their transition to parenthood.

Postnatal depression in men – BBC Stories

John, Brad and Tony share their experiences on becoming fathers and the challenges they faced.

Insights from health professionals

Signs Of Male Postpartum Depression

Will Courtenay, PhD Psychotherapist, explains the signs of postpartum depression in men, which can be difficult to recognise due to the fact that men experience and cope with depression differently than women do.

Do Fathers Experience Postpartum Depression?

New dads don’t get depressed, right? Wrong. Post-partum depression CAN affect new fathers. Learn more with Dr. David Levine, SMG Pediatrician and (now) happy new dad!