Engaging Fathers in Maternal and Newborn Health

Fathers are critical in supporting and delivering health outcomes for mothers and children
during pregnancy, birth and early childhood.


Engaging Fathers Program

We have developed a flexible approach to improve outcomes through the focused engagement of fathers in maternal and newborn health.

Our Engaging Fathers Program covers six areas that when working together, build a continuous cycle of improvement and positive health outcomes - Research Uptake, Health Policy, Health Service Design, Information for Parents, Community Engagement and Learning & Development.

Learn More

Engaging Fathers Online CPD Course

This course explores how engaging fathers in maternal and newborn health can improve health outcomes for the mothers, babies and fathers.

Our course is split into 3x 1.5 hour interactive webinar sessions delivered by our experience trainers and midwifes:


1) Introduction, Policy Context and Women’s Rights
2) Father's Motivations, Biology of Fatherhood, Health Outcomes and Evidence
3) Barriers and Practice

Learn More

 Research Resources

Family Included

We monitor and report on all new research on “family inclusive” maternal and newborn healthcare from around the world. You can search by topic and subscribe to our monthly updates.





Fatherhood Global

We have setup an international collaboration between the world's top family and fatherhood researchers, promoting cutting edge knowledge on the science of fatherhood. Research topics include the biology and neurobiology of fatherhood, co-parenting and child development.