Top tips for involving fathers in maternity care

Expectant fathers need to be included in all aspects of maternity care and be offered opportunities to discuss their feelings and any fears they may have. Positive involvement of fathers has the potential to decrease their fear and anxiety and increase their trust and respect as well as their partner’s.

This document provides guidance for how to involve fathers in maternity care.

Publisher: 
The Royal College of Midwives
Published: 
2011
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