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How Are You, Dad?

New fathers also need support to maintain their mental wellbeing - a FMCH-UK project

For many parents the birth of a baby is a happy time, but for some, it can be difficult.

Evidence shows more than 1 in 8  mothers may experience mental wellbeing issues in the period of time around childbirth.

Less well known, is that up to 1 in 10 fathers may also also experience issues with their mental wellbeing when their partner is pregnant or, after the birth of their child.

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What We Want To Do

Push for early identification
Raise awareness
Encourage early treatment
Signpost support
- to help new fathers

Please contact us if you know of support groups in your area able to support new parents maintain their mental wellbeing

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How Are We Going To Do This?

Gather a list of resources for new parents

One Step at a Time

Working in collaboration with parents who have lived experience, not for profits organisations & health professionals, we would like to co-ordinate a list of easily accessible resources available to men and their partners - to help support them during parenthood.

Contact  us to learn more about this cause and let us know about a resource in your area.

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"Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves"

Henry David Thoreau

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Our Story

Working with activists such as Mark Williams and Dr Andy May, our team at the Foundation for Mother & Child Health (FMCH-UK) realise to help support mothers improve their mental wellbeing, their partners also need support.

We want to inspire and support the community and have a desire for actions to speak louder than words.

Contact us to learn more and get involved.

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Partner with Us

Help  us gather a UK wide list of resources and support groups for new parents

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'How Are You, Dad?'

Get in touch with 'How Are You, Dad?' to learn more about our work and how you can get involved.

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