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Paternal postpartum depression can affect about 1 in 10 fathers worldwide.

New fathers experience little sleep and new and increasing responsibilities that may cause stress and anxiety, all of which can lead to depression.

If you are experiencing any signs and symptoms of postpartum depression, seek help by contacting your healthcare provider.

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This information is provided by the Pregnancy, Infancy and Early Childhood Division within the Department of Public Health.