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What Dads Can Do – for their expecting partners, by Heather Bruce

June 24, 2015:

At the Somcanz conference in Auckland last week, while representing PMHNZ, we discovered Heather Bruce, one of Australasia’s best loved birth support professionals. She’s dedicated her life to sharing insights and wisdom with families and professionals all across the world. Heather’s advocacy around best practice in fertility, healthy pregnancy and natural birthing always includes Healthy […]

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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  • Please help us raise money to roll out Fathers Reading Every Day June 22, 2015
    Thanks to the generosity of some core ‘involved fatherhood’ enthusiasts, we’re a quarter of the way to our £5,000 FRED crowdfunding target. 
  • Free initial legal advice for dads June 18, 2015
    Dads who need help agreeing post-separation arrangements, including child contact, can now access a free initial consultation with qualified solicitors, barristers and mediators. 
  • Give the gift of story time with dad this Father’s Day June 18, 2015
    Reading a bedtime story with dad – a magical, powerful ritual, which also brings huge benefits to children’s education and wellbeing: their language and literacy, their behaviour, their self-confidence, and their relationships with their dads. 
  • Check out our free resources for Fathers’ Story Week June 4, 2015
    Fathers’ Story Week is just around the corner….schools and early years settings around the country will be taking part in this annual celebration of fatherhood, from 15 – 21 June 2015. 
  • 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?