IJBPE

Vol 7 Issue 1 Contents

 

CONTENTS

 1  CONTENTS
 2  EDITORIAL
  Welcoming fathers into the lives of their children from pregnancy onwards
Mary Nolan, Editor-in-Chief
3 GUEST EDITORIAL
  What we can do with sad dads
Richard Fletcher, Associate Professor and Head of the Fathers and Families Research Program at The University of Newcastle, Australia
4 GUEST EDITORIAL
  A focus on fathers
Merle Davies, Director of Blackpool Better Start, UK
 

ARTICLES

5

Double exclusion: How to engage with and support gay fathers
Jeremy Davies, Head of Communications at the Fatherhood Institute, UK

12

Fathers: How can we Best support fathers’ mental health through pregnancy and early parenting?
Rebecca Moore, Consultant Perinatal Psychologist, UK

15 Sleep among fathers of infants: What do we know about it and why is it important?
Karen Wynter, Research Fellow, School of Nursing & Midwifery, Deakin University, and Centre for Quality and Patient Safety Research – Western Health Partnership, Australia
18

Helping him to support her: Building trust and minimising distress through the facilitation of partner support across the transition to parenthoodHelping him to
support her: Building trust and minimising distress through the facilitation of partner support across the transition to parenthood
Chris May, Fathers and Families Research Program, Family Action Centre, The University of Newcastle, Australia
Richard Fletcher, Associate Professor, Fathers and Families Research Program, Brain and Mental Health Priority Research Centre, The University of Newcastle, Australia

24 Targeted mobile apps for fathers over the perinatal period
Becky K. White, School of Public Health, Curtin University, Australia
Jane A. Scott, School of Public Health, Curtin University, Australia
29 Super Dads Super Kids: A parenting program encouraging the bond between children and their fathers
Brian Russell, Provincial Coordinator, Dad Central Ontario, Canada
35 Promoting men’s engagement as equitable, non-violent fathers and caregivers in children’s early lives: Programmatic reflections and recommendations
Melanie Swan, Global Technical Lead for Early Childhood Development, Plan International
Kate Doyle, Senior Programme Officer, Promundo
Rudy Boer, Director: Monitoring, Evaluation & Research, Program Effectiveness and Quality, Plan Canada
 

OTHER

20 The News in Question
22 Book Page
‘Daddy Blues: Postnatal depression and fatherhood‘Daddy Blues: Postnatal depression and fatherhoodMark Williams
38 Sally’s Column: Parenting education: Preparing parents and shaping society
Sally Hogg, Head of Policy and Campaigning at Parent Infant Partnership and Policy Fellow at the PEDAL Centre, University of Cambridge, UK

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