What does SAHD stand for?

Stay-at-home dad

SAHD is an acronym for a father who stays at home and takes care of his child(ren) instead of maintaining a full-time position out of the house. It is similar to a SAHM, which is more common.

SAHDs have become more popular as the gender pay gap has decreased and more women have entered the workforce. The SAHD acronym is most commonly seen in parenting forums and social sites like Twitter and Facebook.


The number of SAHDs seems to be increasing lately.
A SAHD with his son

A SAHD with his son

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Updated March 15, 2017

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