Father’s Feelings Study



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Join our Father’s Feelings study today!

Are you or do you know a dad with a baby under 1 year old? Then come help us better understand fatherhood by participating in our Father’s Feelings study!

Eligibility Requirements

To participate in this study, you must:

  • Be a male father
  • Have a child 12 months old or younger
  • Be an Ohio Resident (there may be other county-based restrictions depending on program funding)
  • Be 18 or older (can be 16 with parental consent)

Eligible fathers can sign up today for the Father’s Feelings research study at OhioGuidestone’s Research Portal.

Tell me more.

Becoming a new dad can be exciting and overwhelming at the same time. Even if this isn’t your first baby, each infant may offer you different joys and challenges. Because fathers are instrumental in child rearing, we want to know more about you!

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This study gives dads an opportunity to share their thoughts and feelings about their baby and their lives as parents. Better still, it offers ideas for strengthening father-child bonds. Because we know that dads matter, too! So, through a few short questionnaires and virtual visits with our study staff, you can help future dads prepare for the joys and challenges of fatherhood.

Fathers will receive father-specific consultation, insights, and resources from our highly trained study staff and will also receive a $25 gift card after the first study session!

Currently, all our studies are being conducted virtually. We do this through videoconferencing for each study visit and online forms available through our Research Portal.

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Questions? Contact us today!

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