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CAN MEN GET POST PARTUM BLUES ?


Yes, fathers too are vulnerable to postpartum blues. Today's fathers are becoming more involves in pregnancy, childbirth and childcare than ever before. Many factors can contribute to this feeling.
a. Financial stress
The stress of supporting a newborn, another mouth to feed, body to clothe. mind to educate and future to plan for could lead to postpartum blues.

b. Changed relationship
After a baby birth, usually the mother is so very occupied with her child that she seems unavailable to fulfill her husband's needs. A husband who is dependent on his wife for fulfillment of variety of needs may get upset that she is baby filling someone use needs.
e. Change in sex life
Many men find their sex lives are curtailed at least temporally which is depressing enough.
d.  Sleep deprivation
The physical exhaustion takes an emotional toll often in the form of depression.