Postnatal Depression Is Not Restricted to Mothers

Postpartum depression has received a fair amount of attention in recent years.

Less recognized is that many new fathers also suffer from depression after the birth of their children. Called postnatal depression, it affects up to ten percent of first time dads.

An Australian researcher plans to conduct a study of this condition, which is far more likely to go undiagnosed and untreated than postpartum depression.

Read more in this Fairfax Australia’s The Age article: Paternity blues.