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Supporting dads

Here we’ll look at some different ways that you can support the dads that you work with, and also explore why it’s vitally important for dads to receive the support they need.

Traditionally, parenting research can focus on the impact mothers have on their children. Fathers can also have deep and lasting effects on how their child’s brain, emotions and body develop and so it’s important to support them to build positive relationships with their children.

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Early Years in Mind is a free online network for early years practitioners. The network provides easy to read and easy to use guidance on supporting the mental health of babies, young children and their families.