Fathers in the Postpartum:
Understanding and Supporting the Emotional Journey
The postpartum period can be a time of physical and emotional adjustment for fathers, and it’s important for them to prioritize their own needs and find support during this time.
In this men’s health training program/workshop on supporting fathers during the postpartum period, participants will learn about the physical and emotional changes that occur during this time, as well as strategies for managing these changes and finding support.
- The physical and emotional changes that occur during the postpartum period for fathers, including hormone changes and emotional changes
- Strategies for managing physical and emotional changes during the postpartum period, including self- care, seeking support, and managing stress
- The importance of seeking medical care and support during the postpartum period
- Resources and support options for fathers during the postpartum period
included in 90-min, Half Day & Full Day sessions
- Developing a self-care plan for managing physical and emotional changes during the postpartum period
- Identifying and setting goals for finding support and managing stress during the postpartum period
- Practice relaxation techniques for managing stress
By the end of this session, participants will have a deeper understanding of the unique emotional and psychological challenges that fathers may face during the postpartum period. They will have learned about the importance of emotional support and self-care for fathers during this time, as well as effective strategies for managing stress, anxiety, and depression.
They will also have been provided with information on how to access support and resources, such as counseling, support groups, and online resources. Participants will also have been given tips on how to communicate with their partners and other family members about their needs and how to navigate the emotional and practical challenges that may arise during the postpartum period.
Overall, participants will leave this session with the knowledge and tools needed to support fathers during the postpartum period, and to prioritize their mental health and well-being.