overview: What is Healthcare Programming?
Our Healthcare Programming increases health literacy so new fathers can get involved right from the start, and help dads maintain a fit and healthy lifestyle so they'll be able to leave a legacy for years to come.
These innovative fatherhood resources equip new dads with the knowledge and the confidence they need to get involved right from the start.
Healthcare Programming Includes:
Get the Facts
When fathers are involved, responsible, and committed, children (and moms!) are happier and healthier. Here are the facts:
- Infant mortality rates are 1.8 times higher for infants of unmarried mothers than for married mothers.
- Toddlers living in step-families and single-parent families were more likely to suffer a burn, have a bad fall, or be scarred from an accident.
- Children who live apart from their fathers are more likely to be diagnosed with asthma even after taking into account demographic and socioeconomic conditions.
- Single mothers report higher levels of stress, fewer contacts with family and friends, less involvement with church or social groups and less overall social support.
Help create a healthy future for our nation's children and families. Get started with our Healthcare Programming today!
All statistics are taken from Father Facts™ 5.