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Gidget Foundation Australia is proud to be a Global Partner to International Fathers’ Mental Health Day on Monday 21 June 2021, joining other key organisations in raising awareness, influencing policy, and changing attitudes.

International Fathers’ Mental Health Day (IFMHD) is an annual global event first launched in 2016 which gives voice to issues unique to men and non-birthing partners as they transition to parenthood—their strengths, difficulties, and needs.

1 in 10 expectant and new dads experience perinatal depression and anxiety in Australia and 56% do not seek support.
43% of first-time dads believe PNDA is a sign of weakness #DadsMHDay