Postnatal Depression in Dads - It's a Thing!


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You've probably heard of the specific kind of depression that sometimes descends on 30-40% of moms after a new baby arrives, but did you know that it may also affect up 20% of dads?
In this episode, I discuss the realities of postnatal depression with local Psychiatrist Dr Bavi Vythilingum.
We chat about the factors that can lead to parents, especially dads, suffering from this kind of depression, how we can avoid it, and what treatments are available. If you would like to chat to Dr Bavi, you can email her:
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