father-infant relationship

Traditional roles still rule
Traditional roles still rule (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

In Australia both in policy and practice, men are expected to be primary breadwinners while women are filling roles as primary caregivers for both children and the household. A study at Flinders University has found that this leads some men ... Read More »

Pre-existing mental health conditions in men linked to problems during transition to parenthood
Pre-existing mental health conditions in men linked to problems during transition to parenthood (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

New research by the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (MCRI) has shown that men with a history of common mental health problems are four times more likely to experience mental health problems during their partner’s pregnancy. This research builds on previous ... Read More »

Father’s rejection may increase child’s social anxiety and loneliness
Father’s rejection may increase child’s social anxiety and loneliness (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Healthy relationships with their parents are vital for adolescents’ development and well-being, according to Penn State researchers who say rejection from fathers may lead to increases in social anxiety and loneliness. The study — conducted by Hio Wa “Grace” Mak, ... Read More »

Holding infants – or not – can leave traces on their genes
Holding infants – or not – can leave traces on their genes (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

The amount of close and comforting contact between infants and their caregivers can affect children at the molecular level, an effect detectable four years later, according to new research from the University of British Columbia and BC Children’s Hospital Research ... Read More »

Factors affecting father-to-infant attachment
Factors affecting father-to-infant attachment (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 »

 
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