Men who are stressed or in poor health seem to be at special risk, study shows

THURSDAY, Feb. 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Depression in and just after pregnancy is most often associated with moms-to-be, but a new study shows expectant dads can have similar symptoms.

Expectant and new fathers who are in poor health or have high levels of stress are at increased risk for depression, the New Zealand research showed.

Many men may not realize pregnancy-linked depression can hit them too.

For more click via Hey Fellas, Depression Can Strike New Dads, Too: MedlinePlus Health News

Posted by Fathers Incorporated

Fathers Incorporated (FI) is a national, non-profit organization working to build stronger families and communities through the promotion of Responsible Fatherhood. Established in 2004, FI has a unique seat at the national table, working with leaders in the White House, Congress, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Family Law, and the Responsible Fatherhood Movement. FI works collaboratively with organizations around the country to identify and advocate for social and legislative changes that lead to healthy father involvement with children, regardless of the father’s marital or economic status, or geographic location. From employment and incarceration issues, to child support and domestic violence, FI addresses long-standing problems to achieve long-term results for children, their families, the communities, and nation in which they live.

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  1. This is interesting. I will do more research on this topic . I have not seen a lot of articles about this ; yet I can understand that why behind it.

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