Developed by the Parent-Infant Research Institute (PIRI), Dad Space is a free information website to support the mental and emotional wellbeing of dads who are expecting or have just welcomed a baby into their life. DadSpace, provides information, strategies, tips, resources, and advice specifically for dads.
Website users can access tools and a range of information and resources including:
- Access to an online treatment program for anxiety and depression through the DadBooster Study
- The DadSpace Blog
- A tool kit of treatment and information resources including Towards Parenthood, Baby Steps, MumSpace and the BUPA Parent and Wellbeing Program
- Personal Stories from Dads talking about their experiences and insights from health professionals.
Who is DadSpace for?
This website is suitable for dads who are expecting or have just welcomed a baby into their life and are seeking support.
Is there a cost to use DadSpace?
No – DadSpace is free to access and use.
How to access DadSpace
DadSpace can be accessed at https://www.dadspace.com.au/
DadSpace Research and Evaluation
The development of DadSpace was informed by evidence-based research conducted by PIRI and ongoing consultation with Australian dads. The Institute is a leading body recognized internationally for 21 years of ground-breaking research into perinatal depression and anxiety and translating research to practice.
Visit this page to read more about the research conducted by the Parent-Infant Research Institute (PIRI).