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Welcome To The NEW Forum, Dads! Please Join The Discussion
« on: September 03, 2020, 08:38:58 AM »
Hi, there.

Given that you’ve found yourself here, congratulations are likely in order. So, congratulations on the birth of your new child or children.

But since you’re here, it’s also likely you’re struggling with being a father right now. If that’s the case, you’re definitely not alone. And you certainly don’t have to continue to struggle alone!

I’m sorry to say that this Forum, first set up in 2017, used to be a fantastic resource and an enormous source of support to dads with new babies. Sadly, when we migrated our website and the forum to a new platform, we lost thousands and thousands of posts – which had been incredibly valuable to all the dads who were able to access them.

I know it's a little daunting to get the discussion going at first. But once dads get started talking here, there's A LOT of support and dialogue to be had. Trust me. So, I encourage you to jump in.

And many thanks to Rob, who has always been the most active member on the Forum. He’s provided help, guidance, support and encouragement to many, many dads. He’s also been a strong and vocal advocate in bringing attention to PPND. I’m grateful that he once again took the initiative to kick things off on this new Forum. I’m sure he’d be glad to hear from you.

Wishing all of you the best with fatherhood!

Dr. Will