Not only mom, dad also gets stress due to the birth of their baby


Illustration Illustration - People assume that after childbirth only women will experience problems with their mental health. In fact, about 1 in 10 men experience mental health problems in the first six months of the birth of his newborn child.

Quoted from Psychology Today, dad's anxiety disorder occurs when they are burdened with thoughts about work, changing diapers, cleaning the house, and so on. When they have enough, they do not hesitate to throw something even blame the child.

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According to experts, this is called paternal postnatal depression (PPND). PPND is a condition that often attacks men after his baby is born. Depression, anxiety or other problems with mood can occur at any time during the first year of birth.

"Having a baby is a stressful process for everyone. In addition to lack of sleep, men will experience hormonal problems when the baby is born and this problem can cause other psycho-emotional complications" said Christina Hibbert, a clinical psychologist from Arizona.

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The presence of pressure can be a specific reason for men experiencing postpartum problems. The pressure to provide financial needs makes a man motivated to work harder which raises his worries and anxieties.


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