Debunking the myths and understanding paternal post-partum depression

Published on 29th September, 2019 by Dr. Sanveen Kang

Debunking the myths and understanding paternal post-partum depression

Postpartum depression (PPD), also called postnatal depression, is a type of mood disorder associated with childbirth, which can affect both sexes. Symptoms may include extreme sadness, low energy, anxiety, crying episodes, irritability, and changes in sleeping or eating patterns. There is growing evidence that men can experience very similar symptoms to postnatal depression in women. Contrary to the popular belief that PPD is only experienced by mothers, it is known that new dads get baby blues, too: learn how to handle postpartum depression if you’re a father, and how to spot it by clicking on this text:

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Dr. Sanveen Kang

About the Author - Dr. Sanveen Kang

Dr. Kang is a Clinical Psychologist by training and has more than 14 years of experience in treating mental and physical health issues for clients in hospitals, private practice, educational and corporate settings.

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