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So, you're going to be a dad ... in a pandemic

Urban myth tells us that a baby boom takes place nine months after a wide-scale power blackout, blizzard or grand final, and similarly, after a long period stuck at home during, say, a pandemic.

4 Aug 2020
Written by Peter Downey
Staff News
Peter Downey and wife Meredith with daughters (L-R) Rachael, Matilda, Georgia at Matilda's universit
Peter Downey and wife Meredith with daughters (L-R) Rachael, Matilda, Georgia at Matilda's universit

"... being a dad is the most important, fulfilling and significant thing you will ever do in your life."

Dr. Peter Downey is not only Principal of Oxford Falls Grammar School but also a published author.

Dr. Downey is most well known for his published work 'So You're Going to be a Dad'. An informative and funny walk through the trials and joys of dadhood, written with the clueless first time father in mind. 

In light of his past works, Dr. Downey had recenly been published in the Sydney Morning Herald with an article titled 'So you're going to be a dad ... in a pandemic". 

To read the full article on SMH click here

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