is common among first-time fathers, and could last for a whole year.Counselling is recommended for fathers experiencing PPND
New fathers might be aware of the fact that they are not feeling well, but they will not link it to a possible PPND
, therefore, most men will not seek treatment for this condition." Changing roles of men
Nearly 70 per cent of men felt there was "still a stigma" around it, saying society might view those who suffered from PPND as 'inadequate' parents.
Maartje said she was calling for fuller recognition of PPND and a greater awareness of the symptoms among both new dads and the medical profession in the UAE.
She added: "PPND
can occur any time before or after the baby is born, up to one year.
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