At Royal Holloway University of London, we are interested in exploring first-time fathers’ experiences of labour and childbirth. For most parents, welcoming a child into the world is a happy experience. However, some fathers may find their partners’ labour and childbirth difficult or upsetting.
Who can take part?
• Fathers who witnessed some or all of their partners’ labour and childbirth and found it to be difficult, upsetting or traumatising
• Aged 18 or over
• With a baby 3-36 months old who is the first child for both the father and his partner
What does taking part involve?
The study involves first completing some questionnaires and then possibly being interviewed about your experiences.
If you would be interested in taking part or would like some more information please visit:
This research has been granted ethical approval by the Department of Psychology Ethics Committee at Royal Holloway, University of London.