Post-Partum Depression Can Hit Dads, Too Post-partum depression may hit fathers as well as mothers. Two studies show that some dads get severely depressed in the first months of their new babies' lives.
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Post-Partum Depression Can Hit Dads, Too

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Post-Partum Depression Can Hit Dads, Too

Post-Partum Depression Can Hit Dads, Too

Post-Partum Depression Can Hit Dads, Too

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Post-partum depression may hit fathers as well as mothers. Two studies show that some dads get severely depressed in the first months of their new babies' lives.

Slate contributor Dr. Sydney Spiesel, also a professor at Yale University's medical school, talks with Alex Chadwick about the effect parental depression has on both parents.