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Fathers can suffer baby blues as much as women

Many men suffer from post-natal depression that can be just as debilitating as it is for women, doctors have found.

New research published in the ‘Journal of the American Medical Association’ suggested that around one in 10 new fathers developed the condition. Symptoms were most common in the first six months after a baby was born.

Men were more likely to have the ‘baby blues’ if their wife or girlfriend did too.

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