The positive impact of a Father’s presence during Postpartum recovery

July 29, 2023

Journey towards parenthood is a full of surprises, questions and many discoveries along the way. While mothers need time to heal and replenish after birth, it is challenging for them to navigate this on their own. Having a father's presence in the household shortly after childbirth can have important consequences for the new mother's physical and mental health.

Read this study by Stanford researchers, which shows that giving fathers the flexibility to take time off from work in the months after their children are born improves the postpartum health and mental well-being of mothers.