International Fathers Mental Health Day

“I knew I’d lose sleep, but I didn’t expect to feel so exhausted!” Quote from a new father

Parenthood is a time of transition requiring both mothers and fathers to adapt to new roles, demands and responsibilities. Parents need to continue to make changes to their life to accommodate their own changing needs, those of their baby and partner. This constant demand for adaptation can be draining on energy and resources and leave both mother and father exhausted and in some cases depressed and anxious.

PIRI research shows that knowing what to expect and being prepared can help you to manage when your baby arrives.

Towards Parenthood is a book designed to help mothers and fathers to prepare for these major life changes before their baby arrives. Read more.