Fathers and Pediatricians: Enhancing Men’s Roles in the Care and Development of Their Children

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Research substantiates that fathers’ interactions with their children can exert a positive influence on their children’s development. This report suggests ways pediatricians can enhance fathers’ caregiving involvement by offering specific, culturally sensitive advice and how pediatricians might change their office practices to support and increase fathers’ active involvement in their children’s care and development.


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  • Behavioral Health
  • Child Welfare
  • Fathers/Partners
  • Parenting