Dad Matters Cymru project aims to to help dads have positive parent experiences during pregnancy and early years and to support them with anxiety, stress and mental health issues.
We want to ensure that dads know how important they are, how to access support when they need it and why it can be essential for their baby’s development.
We aim to:
- Help dads have positive parent experiences during pregnancy and early years.
- Support dads with their wellbeing and mental health
- Encourage dad’s participation in services that have traditionally been targeted for mums
- Provide peer support for dads from dads
Our support provides dads with a forum to share their experiences, experiences and concerns and receive guidance and support on how to navigate this crucial period of their life, as well as signposting to organisations and services that can best support them.
The support is led by a Dad Matters Coordinator and volunteers known as “Dad Champions”. We are part of Dad Matters UK and belong to a large network that successfully supports dads within other local Home-Starts across the UK.