couple relationships

Love conquers: how loving couple relationships support the caring role of fathers and their challenge of community gender norms

An evaluation of Plan International programmes in Tanzania and Zimbabwe seeking to engage men in maternal and newborn health found an outcome that was not sought by researchers at the

new fathers

Maternity services should provide better support to expectant and new fathers (international)

A review of studies relating to the experiences and needs of expectant and new fathers has strongly recommended better guidance and support for fathers from health professionals, particularly first-time fathers.

bonding skin-to-skin father

Neonatal units should support father-infant bonding and understand how gender assumptions create an unlevel playing field for parents

A group of 11 researchers and practitioners from around the world, convened by The Family Initiative, has published a review of recent research on fathers in neonatal units. The group