Dads and Male Carers
There are huge benefits to children of all ages having a significant made adult who is positively involved in their lives. Positive male involvement at any stage in a child’s life is beneficial for both baby’s and mums wellbeing. Men can become involved in a child’s life from very early on, even from early pregnancy. Scans and research show that even in the womb babies respond to familiar voices.
As a Father/male carer you can play an invaluable role in your child’s life to build a good foundation for learning all these new skills. Evidence has shown that children who have a good bond or attachment their parents and who receive approporiate stimulation for example through play and interaction have good foundations for learning.