22 04, 2024

Understanding Mental Health: A Guide for Dads During Pregnancy, Labour, and Beyond

Understanding Mental Health: A Guide for Dads During Pregnancy, Labour, and Beyond As fathers-to-be or already proud dads in Gloucestershire, embarking on the journey of parenthood is an exhilarating experience filled with anticipation and joy. However, amidst the excitement, it's crucial to prioritise your mental health and that of your partner throughout the various stages

22 04, 2024

The Power of Bonding and Attachment

As a father, one of the most rewarding experiences is forming a deep bond and attachment with your child. In Gloucestershire, nurturing these connections is not only fulfilling but also crucial for your child's healthy development. Let's delve into the importance of bonding and attachment for dads and explore the differences between the two. Understanding

6 03, 2024

World Book Day – Bonding with baby

Reading to your baby, both during pregnancy (baby bump) and after birth, is important for several reasons. Firstly, it helps to promote bonding between you and your baby, creating a special connection. Secondly, reading aloud exposes your baby to language, rhythm, and sounds, which can enhance their language development and communication skills. Additionally, it introduces

15 12, 2023

Christmas in a neonatal clinic

Sharing this special little neonatal video that our Josie and her actor/film maker buddy Josh Gould made last year. Christmas in a Neonatal Unit is surreal. The world is going on like normal outside of the hospital, people want to see you, check you're OK and celebrate Christmas with you. All I wanted was my

19 06, 2023

International Fathers Mental Health Day

  Being a father can be incredibly rewarding, but it can also be a challenging and stressful role. It is not uncommon for fathers to experience mental health issues, but unfortunately many men may feel ashamed or stigmatized to seek help. Studies show that fathers can experience depression, anxiety, postpartum depression, and other mental health

25 05, 2023

What I’m Glad I Knew About Myself Before I Became A Dad

01 That i'd have So Much Fun "Everyone seems to hate 'today's kids'. They seem to long for simpler times when you had to go outdoors to have fun, and kids understood the value of playing with their pals…blah, blah, blah. That’s a load of nonsense. That's just parents envious of how cool today's kids'

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