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April 10, 2017

Should Fathers Be Allowed Overnight on Post-natal Wards?

Brendon Smith was interviewed by Kathryn Ryan on Nine to Noon today.

Two of the country’s DHBs are reviewing their policies on whether fathers of newborns or support people should be allowed to stay overnight on post-natal wards. Kathryn Ryan talks to two dads calling for a change, and the head of maternity services at Lakes District Health Board – the only one in the country which encourages fathers or partners to stay.

Listen on Radionz: “I felt like a third wheel”

Or download MP3 here [20.82MB]

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