Free NSW Health SMS service to support new dads rolled out in MLHD

Katherine Vella
By Katherine Vella
Updated November 22 2020 - 2:32am, first published November 17 2020 - 11:00pm
CONNECTION: Kevin Poulton (centre) with his five children. Kevin encourages all new dads to sign up for the SMS service. PHOTO: Contributed

Becoming a parent is a whirlwind experience, especially for new fathers. A trial program is being piloted across the state to help support expectant fathers get through the trials of the initial stages of fatherhood. The Focus on New Fathers project is being piloted for free in Murrumbidgee Local Health District and NSW Health invites all new dads in Griffith to sign up and take advantage.

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Katherine Vella

Kat is a former English teacher to international students and has taught all over the world. She is beginning a new career as a journalist with the Area News. Got something you want to chat about? She's all ears.