This section is divided into two parts. The first part is to support dads and partners who have a partner who has a perinatal mental health problem. The second part is for dads and partners who are experiencing mental health problems themselves. If your partner is also experiencing a mental health problem, this can make it even harder for you to cop with the normal struggles of becoming a parent.
We suggest having a look at the Dad Pad - the essential guide for new dads and partners to be, developed by the NHS.
It aims to provide you with the knowledge and practical skills necessary to support yourself and partner through the transition to parenthood. It has been specifically adapted for your area so you can be easily signposted to local support and help. Simply download the app and input your postcode. It's free for those living within the Wessex area. Please talk to your midwife should you require a hard copy