Just for Dads

Dads are increasingly stepping up to the plate in taking an active parenting role – and sometimes dads need a little help too!

Questions & Answers

How can dad bond with baby?

Fathers sometimes struggle to bond with babies as the mum is primary care giver.
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My partner is breastfeeding: What should I know?

Some fathers may resent that they cannot particpate in feeding their baby
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How can I maintain my friendships now that I'm a dad?

Striking a balance between homelife and friends will be more challenging now you're a dad
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How will my sex life change as a dad-to-be?

Your sex life is likely to change while your partner is pregnant
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There are so many books out there for mums. What about dads?

Forewarned is forearmed and by reading books about pregnancy and parenting, you can get all the information you need.
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When can I give piggyback rides or rough play with my baby?

As much as children enjoy roughhousing – even at a very young age – you have to be as gentle and careful as possible.
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How can I feel more competent as a new dad?

New dads sometimes feel like they've been thrown into the deep end with child care; they lack the confidence to cope with even mildly challenging situations.
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