Other content tagged: fathers

Ukraine: All things neonatal

In October, our partners from the Ukrainian Preemie Parent Association "Ранні пташки" (Early Birds), the Association of Neonatologists of Ukraine, the "Institute of Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology of NAMS of Ukraine", DP "IPAG NAMS of Ukraine" and Shupyk National Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education, organised the international conference "Modern approaches to rehabilitation of premature babies and children at an early age: Ukrainian realities" in Kiev, Ukraine. With 350 participants the conference was a big success and a great opportunity for…
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Ukrainian photo exhibition «Dads in Focus»: The important role of fathers in raising a child

On November 17th, 2018, on World Prematurity Day, Early Birds, the Ukrainian Preemie Parent Association opened the photo exhibition «Dads in Focus». This event is supported by the Ministry of Health of Ukraine, the Association of Neonatologists of Ukraine, as well as by the main perinatal centres and maternity hospitals. The exhibition will be open until December 16, 2018. For every child, it is very important that not only the mother but also the father cares for its child in…
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Experts call for father- and family-friendly processes in the neonatal units

The importance of bonding between mother and child is widely known, but a recent literature review paper[1], published in the Journal of Neonatal Nursing, shows that the bonding between father and child and the co-parenting of mother and father seem to be equally important. According to the authors of The Family Initiative’s International Neonatal Fathers Working Group, there is evidence that including fathers and engaging mothers and fathers as a team is beneficial to the whole family. Unfortunately, fathers are…
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