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For the Dads

Some helpful sites for you:

Beyond Blue:  raising awareness on the impact of anxiety, depression and suicide in the community 

Boys Forward: ADHD Resource

D.A.D.S : Dads Appreciating Disabilities. Peer support by men for men

Dads in Distress: Help and Hope for Seperated Dads

Mr Dad: is a one-off antenatal class for expectant fathers.

Thanks Dad Photo’s Org: Thanking all men for positive time with our children”

Mens Line Australia: Relationships, work, fathering, separation,stress

Blokes Can do it as well: Males in Early Childhood

Australian Parenting Website: ‘Raising children’

Including Fathers:  Newcastle University study

Science Toys: Make at home

Relationships Australia:  promoting healthy relationships which are essential for the wellbeing of children, families and communities

SMS4Dads -  is a new project to keep in touch with dads before and after the birth through their mobile phones. The idea is to send text messages with tips, information and links to other services for new dads. The tips in the texts will help a dad connect with his baby but they will also help him be a support for his partner, the mum. Some texts will remind dad to take care of himself.

Stayin' on Track: for Young Aboriginal Fathers - This resource is designed to help transition young Aboriginal men to fatherhood through a user-developed website, providing advice & links to services Stayin’ On Track is an online resource for young Aboriginal dads. The project engaged the young Indigenous men as co-creators of the website, to ensure that it meets the needs of other young fathers-to-be.The website speaks to young Indigenous men from around Australia with ‘warts-and-all’ accounts of life before and after the big day, and provides links to parenting information and support around father-child relationships, relationships with their children’s mothers, as well as self-care.