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Dad Chats Live - A Perinatal Mental Health survival story

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Dad Chats Live – This week Nigel discussed Men’s Perinatal Mental Health with Mark Williams from @fathers_mentalhealthMark is a well known figure in the UK when it comes to mental health and men. He is the founder of Fathers Reaching Out – an organization with a mission to prevent, treat and spread awareness about fathers’ mental health. Mark is also the…
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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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The Truth About Investing For Your Child's Financial Future

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Investing for your child’s financial future can be daunting – with so many options, most parents aren’t sure where to start. This is a starting point to guide you through the (seemingly scary) subject of finance and savings. I didn’t learn about investment and savings as a child. There is a vivid memory of a friend telling me that I…
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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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Dad Chats Live - The Best Support and Resources for Dads

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Dad Chats Live – 27 November 2020, the best support and resources for dads. This week we were joined by the brilliant Kieran Anders from @dadmattersuk. Dad Matters is a brilliant community organisation who aim to help dads have the best relationships possible with their families. They also support dads with anxiety, stress and mental health issues. One thing that…
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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…