Steven Kennedy, Founder
Steven has lived experience of birth trauma and post natal depression following the birth of his son in 2017.
After extensive research, in an attempt to understand his own struggles, Steven concluded that most first time expectant fathers are not adequately prepared for supporting childbirth – even though 95% of dads are now placed in a critical birth support role.
His work has been published in the Australian Midwifery News and has featured in Health Times Magazine and on the Australian Men’s Health Forum.
He has conducted webinars for the Australian College of Midwives, PANDA, The Fathering Project, the Australian Doula College and the Brisbane Women’s Hospital sharing his research on the untapped value of fathers in maternity care. He has also presented at the March Society and CAPEA Conferences.
Steven sincerely believes that birth outcomes can be significantly improved by strategically engaging fathers during pregnancy and has vowed to spend the rest of his life working towards this goal.