NICU Dad Discussions Episode 14: Parental Mental Health – Factoring Fathers in the NICU
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This podcast was recorded live at Hand to Hold’s 2021 NICU Community Conference. To learn more or register for Hand to Hold’s 2022 NICU Community conference, visit handtohold.org/conference.
Panel presenter Dr. Singley is a San Diego-based board-certified psychologist and Director of The Center for Men’s
Excellence. His research and practice focus on men’s mental health with a particular emphasis on reproductive psychology and the transition to fatherhood.
This panel discussion will begin with a brief overview of key research on factors that impact the mental health of fathers of babies in the NICU. The presenter will facilitate a panel of fathers who have experienced being parents in the NICU so as to hear their stories about support and barriers.
Guests include Andrew Shaw, creator of Instafather and author, and Alex Zavala, founder of http://thenicudad.com/