Are you ready to step up to daddyhood? It will be your MOST IMPORTANT ROLE in this lifetime...

Our team of experts and experienced parents are here to give you a preview of what life will be like once you have your tiny baby in your arms!

During this course we're addressing all the ways how you, as the dad (or non-birthing partner), will be changed by parenthood, how to be involved (even while your baby is still in the womb), and how to trust your instincts and BE THE (VERY COOL & VERY HANDS-ON) parent that your child deserves!

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Annabelle Cachia - MIDWIFE

Catriona Grech - MIDWIFE

Denise Holmes - MIDWIFE

William Hayman - COUNSELLOR

David Muscat Fenech Adami - EXPERT DAD (Senior Sales Manager & Blogger by day)

Luke Vella - EXPERT DAD (Certified Essential Oil Specialist & Content Creator by day)

How is this course different to what you learn during antenatal classes?

The focus during antenatal classes is on understanding how your unborn child is developing, the processes of pregnancy, labour and childbirth, and how to care for your baby once it's born. The expectant mother often takes centre stage when it comes to the tools and information needed to deal with the transition to parenthood, and there are too many expectant dads (or non-birthing partners in the case of same-sex couples) who watch on in silence.

While it is mostly true that "nothing can prepare you for parenthood”, there are some things that as a dad-to-be you can do to get into the right head space before baby arrives. Preparing yourself mentally and emotionally during pregnancy can help you handle the changes that you will inevitably experience as an individual, and as a couple. 

Daddy Cool has been designed by the MyMama team to give you insights from experts in various fields, and from experienced dads, so that you get a better idea of what to expect when your baby comes along.

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Who is this course suitable for?

You might be worrying about how you will learn to be a good dad, having doubts about whether you're cut out for this...

You're probably super excited, yet experiencing the occasional bout of anxiety...

You could be hoping to do better than the dads in your family, or wondering how you'll ever live up to what your role model taught you about parenthood.

Whatever your outlook right now, learn about how this course can support you...

The course has been designed for dads-to-be and non-birthing partners who would like to:

  • understand the importance of stepping up during pregnancy, labour and childbirth, and get tips on how to do it
  • in practical terms, learn what having a newborn to care for will really entail (and have a go at it!)
  • understand how pregnancy and the new addition will impact existing the couple dynamics, including sex life
  • figure out what will happen to their current identity & 'me-time'
  • get a to-do list of how to support a breastfeeding mother, and learn how to be an expert formula-maker
  • get some pointers for the postpartum period craziness, including what sort of help to enlist
  • figure out how to balance work and time for their growing family
  • understand perinatal mental health symptoms in both men and women
  • initiate discussions with your partner about issues such planning child care, balancing work and family life, parenting styles and input from extended family members

How will Daddy Cool support you?

This course is divided into expert-led discussions, practical 'try-it-yourself' sessions, and real-life, honest experiences from hands-on dads.

By the end of this course, you will:

UNDERSTAND HOW LIFE AS YOU CURRENTLY KNOW IT WILL CHANGE, HOW YOU CAN ADAPT & RE-ALIGN YOUR PURPOSE AS AN INDIVIDUAL & AS A COUPLE

LEARN HOW TO COMMUNICATE EFFECTIVELY WITH YOUR PARTNER ON ALL THINGS RELATED TO YOUR RELATIONSHIP, YOUR DAILY LIFE & YOUR CHILD

 

GET A REALISTIC IDEA OF WHAT FATHERHOOD WILL LOOK LIKE IN PRACTICAL TERMS, GAIN THE CONFIDENCE TO TAKE THE LEAD, AND TRUST YOUR INSTINCTS & ABILITIES

UNDERSTAND HOW TO BE INVOLVED DURING PREGNANCY, LABOUR & CHILDBIRTH, AND HOW TO HAVE A SOLID PLAN FOR THE POSTPARTUM PERIOD 

 

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"As a parent-to-be you know that your life is going to change especially once the baby is born. The pregnancy stage is a very exciting period, yet a very challenging one.  Everyone will try to give suggestions or share his opinion on how to be the perfect parent and for me it was very overwhelming especially when you start getting contradicting opinions. I decided to take the Daddy Cool course without much expectations but I must say that this was one of the best decisions I've taken during this period. The course was concise yet detailed enough to learn the essential basics and to share my concerns and get the answers I needed. The practice sessions were the cherry on the cake 'cause let's face it, how many times will you have the chance to learn and practice the most essential things like changing diapers, wash, put to sleep and feed a baby in front of a team of midwives. I know that nothing will prepare you 100% for parenthood but I must say that thanks to MyMama I feel I will have a pretty good start!"

JOSEPH AGIUS

 

"I took part in the Daddy Cool course and it exceeded my expectations by being extremely informative, practical, hands-on, funny and intimate. I learned so much about what to expect from the first few months of having a child and in just a few hours (with some goodies for the sponsors to boot!). Best part of it all - I went home to my wife and impressed her with what I had learned - no mean feat when you consider that she works in the medical profession directly involving kids!"

 

 

 

 

GARETH GALEA

Class based DADDY COOL course

€55 for one / €100 for 2 / €135 for 3 tickets

incl. VAT

JOIN US to learn how you can ease yourself into daddyhood!

What's included:

  • A counsellor-led discussion focusing on common concerns faced by dads-to be and non-birthing partners, and the challenges to the couple's relationship & intimacy during pregnancy and after birth
  • A midwife-led discussion on how to be involved during pregnancy, labour & delivery and the postpartum period

  • Coffee breaks
  • Three practical stations facilitated by our midwives - practice bathing and dressing a baby, learn about the basics of safe sleeping & swaddling, and the technicalities of carseats & slings. This is your chance to ask the midwives ANYTHING!
  • Pizza lunch
  • A chat with two experienced dads about what it's like to balance work and parenthood, and tips on how you can adjust to your new role
  • BONUS: Eur25 Intercomp gift card for each participant!

Date:

10th DECEMBER 2022 09:00 - 13:00 CET

 

LOCATION:

MyMama Hub, 21st September Avenue, Naxxar (Malta)

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