The birth of a child changes the parents life forever. It is a life changing event. Not only the mother’s life changes, but, the new father’s life also take a drastic turn. The entire process of childbirth is tough. After the child is born, the child demands lot of love, time and sacrifice from both the parents. And this leads to the onset of postpartum depression not only in mother’s but also in father’s. The cases of Postpartum depression in males is at a rise in today’s world.
In most of the cases it is believed that women are the only ones affected by postpartum depression. But, studies have shown that not only women, men can also get affected by postpartum depression. When the men see their child for the first time, they get the feeling of pride and a sense of belonging. But, soon the feeling of pride and the sense of belonging are replaced by sleepless nights, crying infants, dirty diapers and the sense of responsibility towards the little one.