Posts Tagged: fathers

Self-Care Tips for Partners

Part Three of our August Self Care Series addresses non-birthing partners. Often overlooked in the postpartum period, dads and partners to birthing mothers are also at the mercy of extreme emotional and psychological shifts after the birth of a baby.  Zoey Ryan interviews her husband to find out what kind of self-care measures can be… Read more »

Dads, You’re Not Alone

I think fathers are often the silent bystanders when it comes to postpartum depression and anxiety. New dads may not know how to support their struggling partners, or may be dealing with their own intense challenges following childbirth. With the expectation that dads will support their partners and new babies above all else there is… Read more »

Men and Postpartum Depression

By Kelley Allen Fathers are typically recognized for the supportive role they have in their partner’s recovery from postpartum depression and/or anxiety. However they are often overlooked in research and health care as potential sufferers of postpartum depression (PPD). Studies show that one out of every ten fathers experience PPD during their transition to parenthood,… Read more »