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Letter to a new father during the pandemic

Associate professor Richard Fletcher from the University of Newcastle has issued a heartfelt letter to new and soon-to-be fathers who may be experiencing more stress, anxiety and other disturbing feelings connected to the COVID-19 pandemic and “these extraordinary times”.

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Parents Beyond Breakup identifies heightened coronavirus-related suicide risk with dads

Parents Beyond Breakup is calling for assistance to help with the fallout of COVID-19 and its impact on separated dads.

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Talking about new dads is a work in progress

Adding to the growing list of quality and informative podcasts tailored to men, a new podcast mini-series for new dads has hit the airwaves, produced by Movember and the Diamantina Podcast Network.

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Bereaved dads heal on the playing fields of Ireland

The power of soccer is again being used to assuage the pain of losing a child.

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MP proposes subsidised mental health check-ups for new dads

Independent MP Helen Haines, who represents the regional Victorian seat of Indi, has come out in support for new fathers, suggesting that men need more support during their partners’ pregnancy.

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Support for Fathers hits the road

Following the beta launch of Relationship Australia Victoria’s new website – Support for Fathers – an extensive roadshow is underway to explain exactly how and why people might want to access its resources. 

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Experts needed to help improve family law for dads

Do you have expertise working in Australia’s family law system? Have you got something to say about how we could improve the system for dads?

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Kids learn valuable life skills through rough-and-tumble play with their dads

This article by Emily Freeman from the University of Newcastle is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license.

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Man with a Pram reaches dads in a dad-friendly way

Newly crowned Sunshine Coast Father of the Year Thomas Docking is part of a growing movement wanting to help dads learn about fatherhood in an environment that has more appeal than a typical health ward or local neighbour house play group.

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Father Hood book released for the 'new dad' generation

As a modern dad and relatively new father himself, writer Luke Benedictus and his business partners Jeremy Macvean and Andrew McUtchen believed there was a dearth of material on the subject of parenting from a blokes’ perspective.

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