Postpartum depression is most common among moms, 𝗯𝘂𝘁 𝗶𝘁 𝗰𝗮𝗻 𝗮𝗳𝗳𝗲𝗰𝘁 𝗱𝗮𝗱𝘀, 𝘁𝗼𝗼. In fact, research shows that around one in 10 fathers experiences depression in the year after their baby’s birth.
Whether it is sleep deprivation, money worries, new responsibilities, or the relationship dynamic shifting, dads also have a lot to take on board. This is a huge life change for both parents. On top of this, dads might feel guilty about what their partner is going through, knowing they aren’t the ones breastfeeding at 3am or healing from labour and birth.
𝗛𝗲𝗿𝗲 𝗮𝗿𝗲 𝘀𝗼𝗺𝗲 𝗰𝗼𝗺𝗺𝗼𝗻 𝗽𝗼𝘀𝘁𝗽𝗮𝗿𝘁𝘂𝗺 𝗱𝗲𝗽𝗿𝗲𝘀𝘀𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝘀𝘆𝗺𝗽𝘁𝗼𝗺𝘀 𝗼𝗳 𝗱𝗮𝗱𝘀:
➡️ Frustration and irritability
➡️ Working constantly
➡️ Conflict between how you feel you should be as a man and how ...