In honor of Father’s Day and International Fathers’ Mental Health Day (June 22), this week’s guest is Scott Bragg of Scott Bragg Counseling. He is a Licensed Professional Counselor with a mission to help fathers navigate through mental health challenges. He has two boys – a 3-year-old and a 5-year-old.
Postpartum Support International: The purpose of the organization is to increase awareness among public and professional communities about the emotional changes that women experience during pregnancy and postpartum.
First Time Dads Podcast: Two first time dads – Daily Mirror journalists Richard Innes and Steve Myall – discuss the joys, challenges, and general lunacy of raising your first child and supporting a first-time mum… and ask some famous faces and qualified experts for advice along the way.
Postpartum Stress Center: Their objective is to provide support and treatment for the pregnant or postpartum woman and her family as well as guidance for her treating physician or therapist.
“Be Prepared: A Practical Handbook for New Dads” by Gary Greenberg and Jeannie Hayden: An indispensable survival manual for guys entering the trenches of fatherhood, Be Prepared is loaded with one-of-a-kind insights, MacGyver-esque tips and tricks, and no-nonsense advice for mastering the first year as a dad.
Padre Cadre: Padre Cadre is designed to help dads out by responding to two of the most common issues that fathers face: a lack of information specifically for dads and the tendency for new dads’ worlds to shrink down to just work and family.
Bringing Baby Home: Their mission is to tip the scales in favor of positive outcomes for parents and babies alike.