Miss Farah

Baby Blues for Daddies too!

Posted on: June 10, 2010


Yes Daddies can get the baby blues too! Post partum depression or baby blues (less severe)  can affect any parent because of the changes that are happening.

Studies say that depression affects mothers and fathers too!

It can be recognized by the following symptoms:

  • Loss of appetite
  • Insomnia
  • Intense irritability and anger
  • Overwhelming fatigue
  • Loss of interest in sex
  • Lack of joy in life
  • Feelings of shame, guilt or inadequacy
  • Severe mood swings
  • Difficulty bonding with the baby
  • Withdrawal from family and friends
  • Thoughts of harming yourself or the baby
  • Having a baby is hard. And, all other things being equal, women are still more likely to have a solid physical reason for being depressed. So, guys, if at all possible, we really need you not to be.

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