Focus: Why new fathers need more support


It is time that the mental health and well-being of new fathers was given a stronger focus, says Melanie Hill. Her research highlights the pressures and uncertainties that many face during the ante and post natal periods, and how family services are often failing to throw them a lifeline.

A father's mental health will have a direct impact on their baby.
A father's mental health will have a direct impact on their baby.

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