Thu 25 October 2018
Traditionally there is a lot of support for new mums. Dads, however, don’t get as much of a look in.
Grant Lyndon from Busy Dads is working to change that.
He’s started a “New Dads” group where dads can come together and share stories in a safe environment. And he’s got a few ideas on how to get them there.
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More from the Dad's Mental Health series
- Why we need to start talking about dad's mental health: Dr Catherine Wade
- Why are dads still struggling with postnatal depression: Associate Professor Richard Fletcher
- Why dads need to reconnect with their mates: Jeremy Macvean, The Movember Foundation
- When men struggle and women don't know what to do: Dr Elysia Thornton Benko
- The importance of good fathering role models: Dr Bruce Robinson, The Fathering Project
- Self-care for dads is not what you think: Psychologist Clive Williams
- Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in families: Dr Brian O'Toole
- Why kids and families are the real victims of PTSD
- Dads and PND: Why texting is part of the solution
- Why dads need their mates (and how we can help)
- 1 in 5 dads are anxious and depressed: How do we change that?
- The Fathering Project: "I wish someone had shown me how to be a good dad"
- Humans of New York dad's truth: "I just need a little space to be me"