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Frequently asked questions


How can I make a donation?
Donations can be made via the Working with Men website, just click to donate. 
You can also text WWMK38 followed by £2, £5 or £10 to 70070  (e.g. 'WWMK38 £10' to 70070)

How do I book?
Give us a call and we will be able to advise of courses available in your area, you can complete your booking through the 'Book Now' link on the Expectant Fathers Programme website.

Where are the sessions held?
Sessions are held at various locations through the UK, including hospitals and children’s centres, get in touch to find courses local to you.

What do I need to bring with me?
Your facilitator will have all of the equipment to present the session though we advise you bring a note pad and pen for the midwife Q&A.

Can my partner attend?
Our sessions are exclusively for new and expectant fathers

How long will the session last?
A typical session will run from 10am – 4pm on a Saturday

Can I bring a friend with me?
This is not recommended unless also a new/ expectant father, although they will still need to book through the usual channels

Are there concessionary or free places?
These sessions are already subsidised, however, we do accept referrals from local services for more vulnerable groups.  Please contact us on 0207 238 5353 if you would like to find out more about these places.

Is lunch provided? 
Drinks and light refreshments will be provided but you are asked to provide your own lunch. Most hospitals have cafe facilities on site you will be able to use.

Is there any parking?
Dependant on the location parking may be available, please give us a call on 0207 237 5353 for further details

My partner has already given birth, is it too late to attend?
No, our experience and the feedback form our scientific evaluation tells us that it is better to attend the sessions as soon as you find out your partner is pregnant,  however, if your partner has recently given birth you should still attend as the EFP is useful until your child is around 6 months old, although not all sections of the course may be relevant at this stage.

What does the day consist off?

Six sessions

1. Practical skills in looking after your baby (Bathing, holding, dressing) Practical exercise 
2. Different dimensions to fatherhood – Group exercise
3. Child Development
4. Baby Budget
5. Impact on relationships – individual exercise, group feedback
6. Midwife Q&A (session with an experienced, where you can ask any question about – (Pre birth,  the birth,  post birth)

How many participants attend the one day course?
From 5 (minimum) to 12 expectant/new dads, however that is also dependent on the size of the venue