We missed Thailand’s National Father’s Day on December 5th – oops.
But here’s a recap: 346 fathers were recognized for their service to their families by the King himself. …
Postpartum depression is a topic that we’ve been talking about since the early days of 8BitDad. It’s a real thing, and affects new fathers. But it’s not just new fathers that feel the burn from postpartum depression; a new study out of Australia shows that children may be in the ripple effect of PPD, specifically in relation to their fathers.
No one knows the exact percentage of PPD-affected fathers – Wikipedia puts the delta between – get this – 1.2% and 25.5%. Dr. Richard Fletcher, head of the “Fathers and Families” research program at the University of Newcastle, says 1.3% of fathers in their study experienced symptoms of depression.