New dads older now

The West Australian - - NEWS -

Older Aussie men are em­brac­ing fatherhood like never be­fore, with so­cial re­searchers claim­ing a shift in so­cial at­ti­tudes means blokes see be­com­ing dads in their 40s and 50s as “trendy”.

There are now more men over the age of 40 hav­ing chil­dren than men in their early 20s.

Re­search re­veals the rise of “Dad 2.0”, with men play­ing big­ger roles in rearing their chil­dren.

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