Fathers need parenting support too. Adjusting to your new role can feel overwhelming and tiring as there's lots to learn in such a short time.
Things that may help:
Talking with other dads and sharing experiences.
Keeping in touch with family, friends, and colleagues.
Through dads’ local support groups.
Going to parenting education groups/antenatal group follow up courses.
Talking to the family doctor.
Talking to your Plunket nurse.
Check your local library for books about fathering and relationships.
Calling Plunket’s free telephone advice service PlunketLine – 0800 933 922, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Read more about parenting from a male perspective at Great Fathers.