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Pages tagged "Fathers"

First Time Parent Groups fail first time dads, research finds

Playgroups for new parents are an alienating experience for dads, a Warrnambool Deakin University study has found.

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Behind Men's Health: Australian Dad's Network

Creating connections within the community is the purpose of the Australian Dads Network, which now has around 2300 members. 

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Putting dads in the picture for Father’s Day 2021

A growing body of qualitative research and practice is shining a light on how to better support dads through parenthood.

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AMHF pushing Man with a Pram for Father’s Day 2021

Man with a Pram is set to have its biggest year in September, with record numbers of events in the pipeline for Father’s Day on September 5.

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Movember’s Family Man breaks down the barriers to upskilling dads

No more dodgy parenting advice … so begins Movember’s new website Family Man.

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New antenatal program fills in the gaps for gay dads

Sydney-based midwife Rachael Matthews has developed a program to support same-sex couples who are transitioning to parenthood.

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Celebrating dads: New dads to be screened for depression

For the first time in Australia, new fathers will be screened for depression through a state health service. With a $2.4 million grant from the Health Innovation Fund, NSW Health has launched a Focus on New Fathers (FONF) pilot program targeting 30,000 fathers in four Local Health Districts.

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Celebrating dads: reaching Aboriginal fathers out west

Meet James Smith, a program coordinator for the Moree Aboriginal Fathers’ Program, which supports the needs of Aboriginal fathers and their extended families.

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Celebrating dads: Father’s Day Project tackles the Big 3

While commercial marketing focuses on selling bags of dad-favourite confectionary in oversized dad packs or cooking a meaty meal high in saturated fats on September 6, Father's Day is an opportunity to think about men’s health.

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Celebrating dads: New Dad Awards launched for Father's Day 2020

The Father Hood, has launched the Dad Awards in the lead up to Father’s Day on September 6. The awards will highlight dads who "get on the tools" for their families, “acknowledging and celebrating the ever-growing tribe of hands-on dads in Australia.”

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