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346 Fathers Recognized in Thai National Father’s Day

346 Fathers Recognized in Thai National Father’s Day
7 years ago

346 Fathers Recognized in Thai National Father’s Day

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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. …
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Tennessee Invests $4.8 Million in Fathers
7 years ago

Tennessee Invests $4.8 Million in Fathers

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Over the next three years, $4.8 million will be planted into local fatherhood-related programs with the hopes that support for fathers translates into kids staying out of jail.

The …
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Aussie Study Confirms Father’s Postpartum Depression Hurts Children
7 years ago

Aussie Study Confirms Father’s Postpartum Depression Hurts Children

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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.

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