In this day and age, where women often have to prove they can do everything a man can do, there is also pressure on men when it comes to caring for a baby. There is a growing movement within feminism that recognises a woman’s unique role in caring for a baby while at the same time making plenty of room for the father to become involved and take responsibility as well. Crucially, he is seen as a father, not as a pseudo mother.
This article is aimed at both mother and fathers, whether they are together or not. Being a father isn’t as easy as many people would believe; it has its own set of challenges that should not be trivialised.