Fatherhood

Father Watching His Infant Sleep
Kids don’t come with instructions!  Professionals all agree that fathers are essential to happy, healthy kids, but there are few resources available for dads.  This page will highlight helpful resources and local fatherhood initiatives.

Dads Adventure:  This website is full of helpful information for fathers including:  articles, videos and an “Ask a Dad” section.

Hays Fatherhood Survey:  Results of the USD 489 Early Childhood Fatherhood Survey.

For Fathers:  A website sponsored by the National Fatherhood Initiative.

The Kansas Fatherhood Coalition

PostpartumMen:   is a place for men with concerns about depression, anxiety or other problems with mood after the birth of a child. It promotes self-help, provides important information for fathers – including a self-assessment for postpartum depression – hosts an online forum for dads to talk to each other, offers resources, gathers new information about men’s experiences postpartum, and – most importantly – helps fathers to beat the baby blues.

An article about Postpartum Depression and Dads in Parents magazine.

Promoting Responsible Fatherhood:  A website sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

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