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HOT LINKS FOR NEW DADS

Advice for dads

A better webpage than what you might have expected from the Ministry of Health

Origin:

NZ

Raising Children/Supporting Parents

An excellent site, their videos were screened on TV1 - we especially recommend this short video on "the Importance of the 1st three years" and "Surviving the 1st Six Weeks". The researchers have produced some info specific to dads

Origin:

NZ

Kidz Need Dadz

Support for dads in need, services in the Bay of Plenty, Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch. Also, good downloadable resources

Origin:

NZ

S.K.I.P.

A comprehensive website on how to respond to kids' challenging behaviours.

Origin:

NZ

Dads On Line

Lots of good stuff, look for the video "What Kids Really Need from Their Dads"

Origin:

Australia

Brainwave Trust Aotearoa

The best NZ site for understanding how your baby's brain works

Origin:

NZ

The Fathering Project

A good Aussie site with articles on kids and dads. More of a focus on school-aged kids.

Origin:

Australia

The Fatherhood Institute

Info for dads on absolutely everything. FI is a research organisation that advocates for father-inclusiveness - very good

Origin:

UK

PADA

Championing awareness and facilitating best practice in perinatal mental health and wellbeing

Origin:

NZ

Copmi

Resources for a parent who is struggling with mental illness themself or living with a family member with a mental illness

Origin:

Australia