13 September 2019
This qualitative study presents the experiences and needs of 21 first-time fathers across London.
14 May 2019
Sharin Baldwin has been invited as a Keynote Speaker to share her research findings from the New Dad Study (NEST) at the national ‘Talking Dads’ conference in Blackpool on 17th June 2019.
Our latest paper on fathers’ mental health, summarising the implications for health visiting practice has been published in this month’s Journal of Health Visiting.
11 December 2018
Recently, there has been an increased global policy focus on the need to improve the mental health and wellbeing of the general population. Mental health and wellbeing during the perinatal period is also attracting more attention.
19 November 2018
iHV promotes our new publications on fathers’ mental health and wellbeing. See the full news piece here: https://ihv.org.uk/news-and-views/news/new-publications-on-fathers-mental-health-and-wellbeing/
16 November 2018
This systematic review was undertaken as part of the New Dad Study. It collates all existing research on first-time fathers mental health and wellbeing, and makes recommendations for practice. You can access the full paper here: https://journals.lww.
18 October 2018
Sharin Baldwin’s poster on first time fathers’ mental health and wellbeing during their transition to fatherhood wins the poster competition in the research category. This is such a great way to raise awareness of father’s mental health
19 June 2018
If are about to become a father for the first-time and live in the London Boroughs of Brent, Ealing, Harrow, Lambeth or Southwark then you may be eligible to take part. If you are interested please see the ‘Participate’ page or contact Sharin Baldwin
01 March 2018
All interviews have now been completed for study 1. In total 21 fathers have been interviewed over the past six months. A big THANK YOU to all the men that participated in this study. Once the data has been analysed the findings will be shared here.
02 August 2017
Recruitment for study has now started so if you are interested in taking part please contact Sharin Baldwin via email: firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 07956 581635.
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26 July 2017
As part of this research project we are currently carrying out a qualitative systematic review, which will summarise the existing evidence around what is already known about fathers’ experiences and needs during their transition to fatherhood in…
All research in the NHS is looked at by an independent group of people, called a Research Ethics Committee, to protect your interests. This study was reviewed and given favourable opinion by London - Fulham Research Ethics Committee on…