Blake wanted to be the best dad I can be by being present for my children while maintaining a career. Parental leave gave him this opportunity from the start.
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Around 10% of new dads suffer from PPD, but it’s still under the radar. One reason it’s hidden is that symptoms can easily be misinterpreted or dismissed.
Matt has openly shared his families recent experience with the grief surrounding pregnancy loss. He hopes that by sharing his personal story, the less likely that other Mums and Dads will feel alone when they experience a similar loss.
My dad was a stay-at-home dad in the 70s. Did it give me an advantage? Did it give me confidence in the co-ed school yard or an extra edge as I climbed the ladder in a male-dominated industry? It sure didn’t hurt. Forty years on and my husband is a stay-at-home dad for our two beautiful daughters.
These days most people know someone who has undertaken the In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) process at least once. In fact, one in six couples in Australia will experience infertility.
We had a beautiful healthy boy. We were so lucky. So why did I start feeling depressed again? Do blokes even get the baby blues? Am I the only one? Parenthood is a bit of a paradox. It can be the happiest time of your life, but at the same time the most challenging.