Study: Young dads also at risk for postpartum depression

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(KTVI) – Young fathers may experience symptoms of postpartum depression.  That’s according to a new study published in the journal “Pediatrics”.

According to, more than 10,000 men were studied over 20 years  and their depression symptoms were tracked.

The study showed men who became fathers around age 25 had a 68 percent increase of depression symptoms for the first five years of fatherhood.



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