The roles of mothers, fathers and extended family are vital in the first 1000 days of baby’s life from conception until bub is 2 years old, to make sure bub grows up strong with good wellbeing.
Dad plays an important part in those first 1000 days. When men’s roles and responsibilities are not acknowledged, the very foundations of our community is disrupted. Our cultural ways of growing up kids in nurturing homes is denied.
Baby Coming You Ready? (BCYR) is a digitised web-based rubric. Touch screen images enhance the relationship between non-Indigenous service providers and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander parents. It provides an engaging, culturally safe solution to the many barriers to effective screening and primary prevention that is currently available in the perinatal setting.
Find out more at babycomingyouready.org.au