Mental health risk for new dads

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Another from Medical News Today: Researchers have found anxiety around the arrival of a new baby is just as common as postnatal depression, and the risks for men are nearly as high as for women. Mental health researchers reviewed 43 separate studies and found anxiety before and after a child arrives is just as prevalent as depression, affecting around one in ten men, around half the rate for women.

http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/303141.php

Two in five new parents experience mental health issues, poll finds

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Two in five new parents experience mental health issues, poll finds

From The Guardian: Two in five parents experienced a mental health issue during or after pregnancy with their first child, according to a survey, which found many are too afraid to seek professional support. The poll of 2,000 new mothers and fathers, for the Royal College of Nursing (RCN), found that less than half (46%) of those who suffered from anxiety, depression or another mental health issue considered seeking help from a healthcare professional. A quarter of those who did not seek professional support said they were too scared to do so.

http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2015/nov/10/nearly-two-in-five-new-parents-experience-mental-health-issues