fathers

Work-home conflicts affect both genders
Work-home conflicts affect both genders (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Contrary to stereotypes, it’s not only women who struggle to balance work and family responsibilities, according to a new report. In a review of more than 350 studies, researchers found that, overall, men and women reported similar levels of “work-family ... Read More »

Older dads have ‘geekier’ sons
Older dads have ‘geekier’ sons (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

New King’s College London research suggests that sons of older fathers are more intelligent, more focused on their interests and less concerned about fitting in, all characteristics typically seen in ‘geeks’. While previous research has shown that children of older ... Read More »

Paternal Age at Conception May Influence Social Development
Paternal Age at Conception May Influence Social Development (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The age of the father at the time his children are born may influence their social development, suggests a study published in the May 2017 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (JAACAP). Analysing social behaviours of children from early ... Read More »

What to pack in your child’s change bag
What to pack in your child’s change bag (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Your go-to nappy bag checklist! Newborn: 0-3 months Babies: 3-12 months Toddlers: 1-3 Years Adults Quick trip Downloads Your go-to nappy bag checklist! It’s great for parent and child to get out of the house. Whether it’s for a necessary ... Read More »

Father’s diet impacts on son’s ability to reproduce
Father’s diet impacts on son’s ability to reproduce (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

New research involving Monash University biologists has debunked the view that males just pass on genetic material and not much else to their offspring. Instead, it found a father’s diet can affect their son’s ability to out-compete a rival’s sperm after mating. The study sought ... Read More »

Australian-first online, father-friendly parenting program launches
Australian-first online, father-friendly parenting program launches (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Australia’s first online-only, nationally available, evidence-based, father-friendly free parenting program ParentWorks launches today, with the aim of increasing participation of both parents to improve outcomes significantly for families and society. The first fully online, Australia-wide free parenting program is launching ... Read More »

Pioneering parental leave equality
Pioneering parental leave equality (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 (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 (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 (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 »

 
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