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Dad's guide to fatherhood

Supporting your partner during her pregnancy

You can help your partner in many ways during pregnancy and childbirth. Your support will benefit her, your relationship and ultimately your baby. Fin...

Being a birth support partner

Learn more about supporting a woman in birth and labour, whether you are her partner, relative or a friend.

Dad’s guide to bringing a baby home

The day you bring your baby home is a big day, but it might take some time to adjust to your new life. Find out here how to get yourself and your home...

A dad's guide to breastfeeding

What dads need to know about breastfeeding and how you can best support your partner during this time.

Being a dad

Fatherhood can seem daunting, but getting the right advice and support will help you make the most of your new role. Children do better when their fat...

Fathers and depression

There is widespread belief that antenatal and postnatal depression (PND) are experienced only by women, but research and anecdotal evidence suggest th...

Parental rights

The law sets out the rights and responsibilities that parents have in relation to bringing up their children and provides information on parental righ...

Having difficult conversations with your partner

Find out how to approach having difficult conversations with your partner and how to keep your cool.

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