The tasks of fatherhood are changing, but society's expectations haven't caught up. Many dads use online discussion groups, blogs and videos to explore their new identities.
There are a number of barriers to a father's involvement in the first 1000 days of his child's life.
Time often seems to fly by when you're a parent. A social psychologist explains why it actually – and fortunately – does not.
Here's how common it is to develop mental health problems in pregnancy or in the first year after birth.
Removing the stigma around flexible working can also remove some of the unconscious biases that work against mothers.
Having a newborn can be rough, whether you're a mom or a dad. New research ties men's testosterone to their postpartum depression – with some surprising upsides for their partners.
It puts an average 1.4kg on the weighing scales.
Daughters across the US feel like their relationship with their father was damaged by their parents' divorce. Here are steps daughters can take to repair that relationship.
The last recession put more men in the position of full-time child carers. How are they coping?
Wives sometimes chide their husbands for being cold or distant toward their sons. But men express their love in subtle ways that deserve to be honored rather than belittled.
Research reveals few differences between the parenting of gay men and their straight peers. But it looks like gay fathers could be more apt to volunteer at their children's schools.
Why is it all about mom? Fathers want to be more involved in their children's lives, but are limited by public policy and social institutions. This is a bad deal for dads, kids and moms alike.
New research highlights the dangers of being too supportive when family relations are strained.
Some dads need just as much help as mums, but society isn't giving it to them.
You're officially an adult, but you may not feel like one. Why's that so? When will you feel you're a grown up?
Fall in love, have a baby, watch your happiness and satisfaction plummet. Psychology researchers know the transition to parenthood can be rough on relationships.
It will come as no surprise that some new fathers will be anxious or highly stressed. However, most people believe only new mums suffer postnatal depression. This is not the case.
When men deny the paternity of children, many South African women feel like they have no recourse. Making DNA tests affordable and accessible could change this.
Gay fathers often operate outside traditional gender roles and provide a model of "conscious parenting" that could offer some important lessons to heterosexual partnerships.
I've been researching fatherhood for 25 years and, in the past, the traditional role of the father was manifest. But this is changing substantially.