did you know that Pregnancy and birth can play a major role in a father’s life too?
In a recent study 1 in 10 fathers suffered from Postpartum Depression
And this rate can increase to 1 in 2 for the fathers when the mother is suffering from Postpartum Depression.
are less likely to bond with their baby
are less likely to positively interact with their children eg playing games, bathing them, reading to them
are more likely to spank their children
are more prone to marital conflict in the home
are more likely to engage in substance abuse and domestic violence
Did you know that most divorces happen due to problems that started in the postpartum period?
“Psychotherapist and marriage researcher John Gottman studied couples from the newlywed period through the transition to parenthood.
He discovered most couple break-ups within the first seven years were because they became parents.
A staggering 67% of couples in the study reported a decline in relationship satisfaction after the arrival of the first baby”
this doesn’t have to be you and your family.
When couples take time to learn about marriage and childbirth early and take the time to learn to improve communication and conflict resolution skills, this can prevent trauma & depression, build a healthy marriage & strong family.
Our Family – Centred Education and Coaching Practice is open & ready to serve you, Welcome to the Nurture Company Pty Ltd. We are a family -run company, based in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, and working globally.
To make good – quality, professional, evidence-based, family – centred information and services more readily available.
To decrease trauma,
To decrease Post Partum Depression and anxiety,
To decrease the divorce rate and
To promote healthy, peaceful, conscious and thriving Muslim family relationships.
Regardless of colour, language, ethnicity, socioeconomic status.
what we offer
1 – hr coaching
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who’s your coach?
Mohammed Taariq Joel holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Islamic Studies and Arabic.
After completing his studies he spent a year in travel and humanitarian work.
He has over 9 years of experience in teaching Arabic and Islamic Studies to English speakers. He is Multilingual, speaking English, Arabic, Afrikaans and Urdu. He was responsible for teaching and counselling children and teenagers in underprivileged areas.
He studied Personal Growth and Counselling and certified under Psychologist, Basheera Isaacs, holds a Certificate in TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) and has trained in Family & Perinatal Bereavement Facilitation with Samala Kriedemann, Social Worker & Bereavement Doula.
He is currently Manager at the Council of Ulema Eastern Cape (CUEC), Aalimiyya Studies teacher at Ma’hadus Suffa and part-time auditor at South African National Halaal Authorities (SANHA) for the Eastern Cape.
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why choose us?
Our most important values are Islam and modesty so you can be assured that working with us is a sacred and spiritually uplifting experience
We believe that birth is a normal family event, not a medical emergency
We fully understand the need for education of males and we embrace a family – centred approach. The birth of a baby means not only just that, but birth of a mother and a father and the whole family!
We fully stand for those who are affected by racial, cultural, language and socioeconomic disparity
We fully understand the challenges that systemic racism poses and the lack of access to proper education and healthcare access and we keep this top of mind
We work with an equity pricing system, so those in a 3rd world country don’t pay the same as those in a 1st world country
PO Box 63942, Greenacres
Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape 6057
+2781 389 2281