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With over 50 videos on a range of topics, from communicating with your baby, supporting your partner and talking about your own wellbeing, to interviews with new dads, support services and professionals you should find something for you. if you’d like to contribute to a video with us, please email

Dad Matters UK is looking for Volunteers in each of our areas.

Our volunteers help us to support dads to be and new dads with the transition to fatherhood.

We have a number of opportunities available…

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  • Events – facilitating dad and baby events in various venues.
  • Lived Experience – if you have experience of any of the challenges dads face, such as miscarriage or perinatal loss, perinatal mental health issues, supporting a partner through perinatal mental health issues, wellbeing, etc, then we’d love to have you help support our peer support groups

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World Book Day – Bonding with baby

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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

Christmas in a neonatal clinic

December 15th, 2023|0 Comments

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