fathers

Pioneering parental leave equality
Pioneering parental leave equality August 3, 2016 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Materials scientist Professor Marc in het Panhuis is joining a small handful of Australian men leaving the workplace temporarily to assume the role of primary caregiver. “Surely six months is old enough to take the baby out surfing with me ... Read More »

Reversing impact of malnourished dads’ health on kids
Reversing impact of malnourished dads’ health on kids July 4, 2016 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Research from the University of Adelaide has shown it may be possible to prevent millions of the world’s malnourished fathers from passing on poor health to their children, if they’re given antioxidant and vitamin supplements before conceiving. The results of ... Read More »

Factors affecting father-to-infant attachment
Factors affecting father-to-infant attachment May 5, 2016 (2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

Researchers from the Jean Hailes Research Unit (JHRU) at SPHPM have had their study on father-to-infant attachment at six months postpartum published in the Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology. Research Fellow Dr Karen Wynter with colleagues Dr Heather Rowe, ... Read More »

Raising men’s awareness of effects on children exposed to domestic violence
Raising men’s awareness of effects on children exposed to domestic violence May 1, 2016 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Far greater investment in training programs designed specifically to raise awareness of the harms experienced by children exposed to family violence is needed, according to new research. A research team from the University of Tasmania’s schools of Health Sciences and ... Read More »

Living with depression: Nina’s journey with depression and raising a family
Living with depression: Nina’s journey with depression and raising a family January 25, 2016 (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Nina raises a family and experiences depression. She and her husband speak openly about her illness with their three sons and Nina says that while coping with depression isn’t easy, talking about it has brought them closer together as a ... Read More »

What your father ate before you were born could influence your health
What your father ate before you were born could influence your health December 24, 2015 (2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

There is increasing evidence that parents’ lifestyle and the environment they inhabit even long before they have children may influence the health of their offspring. A current study, led by researchers from the Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Basic Metabolic ... Read More »

Mental health risk for new dads
Mental health risk for new dads December 14, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Men can feel left out of the process, because pregnancy and childbirth are so integrally linked to the mother. Researchers have found anxiety around the arrival of a new baby is just as common as postnatal depression, and the risks ... Read More »

Fathers’ mental health crucial to better parenting
Fathers’ mental health crucial to better parenting October 18, 2015 (2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

Fathers’ psychological distress in the postnatal period is associated with lower perceptions of parenting competence, higher levels of hostile parenting and poorer outcomes for children, a new ACU study has found. The finding is part of a thesis study called ... Read More »

Men at work: study probing fathers’ work-life balance
Men at work: study probing fathers’ work-life balance October 12, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

The work-life balance of Adelaide fathers, and the culture of companies in which they work, is at the centre of new University of Adelaide research. Ashlee Borgkvist, PhD student from the University of Adelaide’s School of Public Health, wants to ... Read More »

Dads who read to their children give them an early start
Dads who read to their children give them an early start October 7, 2015 (2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

Dads who read, draw, do puzzles and other activities are not only helping their children develop motor skills, they may also be shaping their learning ability. A recent study involving 800 children in New South Wales, led by Dr Elisabeth ... Read More »







 
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