“Exhaustive research, statistical analysis and policy review”
The Mail on Sunday
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“An inept father is comedy, an inept mum a call to social services”
The Sunday Times
"A highly entertaining plea for men to become great dads... An engaging manifesto: proof that dads can be capable and caring when it comes to babies"
Oliver James, broadcaster, child psychologist
"Gideon Burrows perceptively and powerfully takes on the last taboo in childcare, challenging the very foundations of the contemporary debate about parenting."
Duncan Fisher OBE, co-founder of The Fatherhood Institute
"Witty and honest. A wake-up call for all new parents."
"A very timely book."
Fiona Millar, author of The Secret World of the Working Mother
Why do mums stay at home and dads go to work? Why do women treat men like idiots around babies? Where are all the new fathers we hear so much about?
When he became a dad, Gideon Burrows didn't realise other men didn't do an equal share, or that he could have got away with doing far less.
On his journey to fairer fatherhood he encountered dismissive midwives and father phobic workplaces, fanciful media stereotypes and patronising playgroup mums.
In this controversial, frank and funny parenting memoir, Gideon Burrows discovers the real reason men don't do childcare. And what we should all do about it.