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Seven Awesome Tips for New Dads

Tuesday, 7/29/2014

This is wonderful insider's perspective on tips for new dads. These tips are written by Torsten Klaus, a parenting coach and stay at home dad, who relfects on some helpful tips for new fathers to bond with baby, be supportive of mom, and take care of self during this transition in life. Enjoy!

http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/torsten-klaus/advice-for-new-dads_b_5585...

 

Dads' brains are ready to bond with kids

Thursday, 7/3/2014

The increasing trend in today's society is the the number fathers who are the primary caregivers. The study of motherhood and the changes in the brain have been closely studied, however this rise in the number of father caregivers prompted researchers to study how the male brain responds and changes in response to fatherhood. This recent study highlights that fathers' brains show similar brain activity to moms when they care for their children. 

Working Together to Support Father Involvement

Wednesday, 10/30/2013

First 5 San Bernardino is holding an event on Thursday, November 7, 2013 from 9:30am-11:00am for a coalition-building meeting to supprt father involvement. Father absence is a significant problem in San Bernardino County. Community stakeholders would like to utilize this event to encourage more men to stand in the gap for their children and thier chilen's mothers. The objectives of this event are to develop organizational sructure, establish clear goals and measurable objectives, and to develop a system for evaluating success.

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Couples Therapy Appears to Decrease PTSD Symptoms, Improve Relationship

Wednesday, 8/15/2012

Therapy works to reduce PTSD symptoms!

"Among couples in which one partner was diagnosed as having posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), participation in disorder-specific couple therapy resulted in decreased PTSD symptom severity and increased patient relationship satisfaction, compared with couples who were placed on a wait list for the therapy, according to a study in the August 15 issue of JAMA, a theme issue on violence and human rights."

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Dad's Bootcamp

Wednesday, 1/25/2012

BootCamp for new dads is a non profit that offers workshops to give men an orientation when they are becoming fathers. To find out more information on this or to get involved please click on the link below.

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