What is it about?

The impact of father's mental health around the perinatal period

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Why is it important?

It can influence relationships with the partner and the infant and ultimately society. Raises awareness and understanding of the father's mental health and what can be done about it


Father's mental health needs to be addressed. We work hard to make this happen and when it is addressed, then hopefully the Practitioner will know what to do to help fathers and parents everywhere. We hope this article has helped midwives to be proactive and to look for evidence based works to help inform their practice

jane Hanley

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This page is a summary of: Fathers' perinatal mental health, British Journal of Midwifery, February 2020, Mark Allen Group, DOI: 10.12968/bjom.2020.28.2.84.
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