Dads Are At Risk For Depression After A Baby Too!

Dr. Sarah AllenPostpartum Depression Blog

We know that approximately 15 to 20 percent of new mothers experience depression in the first year after giving birth and also that maternal depression can negatively affect both a children’s cognitive and behavioral development. A new study out of Northwestern University shows that becoming a father increases a man’s risk of experiencing anxiety and depression as well and that too can impact a child’s development.

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