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.

Practice » Maternity
15 December 2010 | Leave a comment
When the dads have a smile on their face the mums are more relaxed and this means less work for the midwives. 
Policy » Maternity
8 November 2010 | Leave a comment
The UK needs to design a parenting leave system that supports parental choice, while encouraging greater sharing of domestic and childcare responsibilities. 
Policy » Maternity
17 September 2010 | Leave a comment
The UK needs to design a parenting leave system that supports parental choice, while encouraging greater sharing of domestic and childcare responsibilities. 
FI research » Maternity
10 August 2010 | Leave a comment
Messages from Research Updated August 2010 1. The father’s role in mothers’ depression The evidence that impaired postnatal maternal mental health has adverse effects on the infant socially, emotionally, behaviourally and cognitively is extensive (e.g. 
Practice » Maternity
2 July 2010 | One comment
Making sure your agency registers key information about all dads as a matter of course is a MUST. In fact for all agency staff to ROUTINELY gather such details is the single most important step to engaging with substantial numbers of young fathers. 
Practice » Maternity
6 June 2010 | Leave a comment
Fathers will soon be able to stay overnight with their partners and newborn babies at the Royal United Hospital and other maternity units in the Bath area.