Experiences of fathering a baby admitted to neonatal intensive care: a critical gender analysis.

@article{Deeney2012ExperiencesOF,
  title={Experiences of fathering a baby admitted to neonatal intensive care: a critical gender analysis.},
  author={Kathleen Deeney and Maria Lohan and Dale Spence and Jackie Parkes},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2012},
  volume={75 6},
  pages={1106-13}
}
More fathers than ever before attend at the birth of their child and, internationally, there is a palpable pressure on maternity and neonatal services to include and engage with fathers. It is, thus, more important than ever to understand how fathers experience reproductive and neonatal health services and to understand how fathers can be successfully accommodated in these environments alongside their partners. In this paper we advance a theoretical framework for re-thinking fatherhood and… CONTINUE READING