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.
Fathers are important for children starting from the very beginning of life, but few early parenting resources are available for men. Two scholars who recently studied this explain what they found.
Removing the stigma around flexible working can also remove some of the unconscious biases that work against mothers.
Postnatal depression in men is starting to be recognised, but mental health services aren't geared up to help this group.
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.
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.
Stepfathers often enter a family unit with certain expectations about what their role should be. They're usually wrong.
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.
Some dads need just as much help as mums, but society isn't giving it to them.
Separating couples who use the family law system generally have a positive experience - but for a troubled minority, there is still much work to be done.
While many men want to seek treatment for 'low T,' a low level of testosterone is good when it comes to being a nurturing father. Here's why.
Fall in love, have a baby, watch your happiness and satisfaction plummet. Psychology researchers know the transition to parenthood can be rough on relationships.
A new study has looked at the 'father effect' in epigenetics.
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.
Feeling guilty and out of your depth as a parent? You're not alone – and there are ways to turn the guilt you're feeling into positive changes for your family.
Fathers have an important role to play beyond financial support. Research shows they play an invaluable role in maternal, infant and child health.