Maternity Maternity

Information for midwives, paediatricians, obstetricians and other professionals working in the maternity services: helping expectant fathers to support their pregnant partners, and supporting new fathers in the transition to parenthood.

Policy » Maternity
Blog » Maternity
13 November 2012 | One comment
Jeremy Davies writes: Back in July 2012 we wrote a paper called Stick to your guns, urging the Government to pursue the plan it had outlined in its Modern Workplaces consultation. 
Practice » Maternity
23 October 2012 | Leave a comment
ANTENATAL SUPPORT FOR DADS Questions we have been asked include: ‘Student dad-to-be, wants to know where he can learn about putting on nappies’ ‘My pregnant girlfriend and I have broken up. 
External research » Maternity
22 May 2012 | Leave a comment
‘Hiding in the Pub to Cutting the Cord’ is a research project examining the ways in which men have been involved in childbirth over the last half century. 
Practice » Maternity
15 May 2012 | Leave a comment
David Simons, an IT consultant from Kew in south-west London, attended a Fatherhood Institute ‘Hit the Ground Crawling’ course in February 2012. 
Policy » Maternity
Blog » Maternity
26 March 2012 | One comment
We continue to campaign for legislation to bring in joint birth registration, to be enacted – after it emerged last week that Sarah Teather, Minister for Children and Families, may be blocking this. 
Blog » Maternity
3 March 2012 | 4 comments
Earlier this month in North Wales, a mother died just after giving birth. She was not married to the father, though he was declared in the maternity records as the father.