Happy Father’s Day to all the first-year dads

13 June 2022

We know that sometimes it feels like you’re the forgotten parent. Nobody smiles at you or talks to you, invites you to appointments about the baby, or asks you how you are.

But you ARE important, and what you do really matters.

If you’re not sure why, read on…

In our new series of factsheets, we summarise some key messages from our research about UK fathers in the first year after the baby’s birth. It found that for many families, there’s a ‘dad-shaped hole’ in postnatal services.

You can download the factsheets for free below. We hope you like them. Happy Father’s Day!