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Supporting Breastfeeding

March 23, 2012:

Supporting Breastfeeding Breastfeeding wasn’t easy for new working mum Jenni Kaifa. Without husband Mo’s support, and his extended leave from work, it might not have worked at all. By Brendon Smith. Walking down the long drive to Mo and Jenni’s house in West Auckland, trees envelope the overhead space and it seems a long way […]

College of Midwives Supports Bottlefeeding Dads

February 8, 2012:

In a media statement clarifying their position on media reports about All Black Piri Weepu bottlefeeding his baby, the College of Midwives (NZCOM) says they support whatever works for the family – including fathers bottlefeeding their baby.

Dads Bypassed in Breastfeeding Strategy

May 15, 2008:

A draft strategy produced by the National Breastfeeding Advisory Committee for the Director-General of Health makes no mention of fathers.

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  • Dads in the 2015 manifestos: who’s saying what about fathers? April 20, 2015
      Double statutory paternity leave and pay it at a higher rate…introduce six weeks’ use-it-or-lose-it ‘daddy leave’…reform the Family Courts to introduce a presumption of 50-50 shared parenting…who’s promising what about fatherhood in their 2015 election manifestos? 
  • Young Men Into Childcare April 7, 2015
    Welcome to our Young Men Into Childcare page! The Fatherhood Institute is working with London-based partners in the early years and youth sectors to increase recruitment of young men into the childcare profession. 
  • Cross-party inquiry calls for better father-engagement in early years March 30, 2015
    A parliamentary inquiry into parenting and social mobility has called on the next government to do more to encourage the UK’s early years services to engage with men – and to fund a national reading campaign for dads and children. 
  • Spring into action with our massive publications sale March 24, 2015
    We are offering huge discounts on all our publications, in our massive Fatherhood Institute spring sale. Visit our online shop and buy before 31 March to bag the best bargains – or send us an email order to mail@fatherhoodinstitute.org. 
  • FI welcomes Labour’s plans to double paternity leave and pay February 9, 2015
    The Fatherhood Institute has welcomed Labour’s plans to double statutory paternity leave from two to four weeks, and increase the rate at which it’s paid by £100 per week.