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Everything You Need To Know About Postpartum Psychosis As a Father

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Simon O’Mara and the team from APP tell us everything you need to know about postpartum psychosis as a father. I had never heard of Postpartum Psychosis before having children. But it would shortly become one of the biggest learning experiences I’d ever endured. In the first couple of weeks after my wife gave birth, I’d noticed subtle changes in…
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Dad Chats Live - Postpartum Psychosis from a Dads Perspective

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Dad Chats Live – Postpartum Psychosis. This week we talked about Postpartum Psychosis with Simon O’Mara from @actiononpp. And what a fantastic an insightful session it was. Make sure you check out the videos below. Firstly we learnt that the condition is often misunderstood and many people have heard nothing about. It is also not to be confused with postnatal depression…
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Children's Wellbeing - Why it's important and how can dads support

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All parents want their children to grow up feeling happy. Who wouldn’t? But research from the Children’s Society shows that over the last 10 years, there has been a significant decline in children’s satisfaction with their lives. Alongside this, we also know that mental health problems are on the rise. With 1 in 6 children having a probable mental health…
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How to build meaningful relationships with your partner and your children

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Are you concerned that you and your partner aren’t on the same page? Do you wonder if your family think it is “all” worth it? It’s easy to get complacent, to think your family life is running smoothly. Then you turn around and discover too late that the solid foundations you thought you were building, aren’t as solid as you…
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Why it's important for dads to play with their kids more

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Why should dad’s play more? Put simply, play is great for us all! Playing with your child is connecting with your child, and is one of Dadvengers 10 tips on being a good dad. Making a connection builds a sense of belonging, of feeling loved, being safe and understood. It’s important for dads to play more than older generations, and…
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How a Good Parenting Group can be Essential Support

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Becoming a parent Becoming a parent is something no one can ever prepare you for. People can tell you what it’s like and the challenges you will face, but you don’t truly know until it happens. Or how a good parenting group can be essential support. As a first-time mum, I gave birth to my son in September 2019. Me…
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Positive Support for Dads - The Secrets you Didn't Know

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Until more recent years positive support for dads was a little bit of a taboo. Dads were less comfortable talking about needing or seeking help. Having worked as operations manager for Dad Matters a perinatal and parent/infant Mental Health project, I have experienced this first-hand. But things are changing. As part of our service, we aim to support dads to…