For five years after the birth of a child, the risk of developing depression in fathers of newborns increases by 68%. That is, both women and men can develop postpartum depression. Postpartum depression in the father also negatively affects the child, as well as postpartum depression in the mother. If fathers do not go to specialists, then they try to fight depression using physical strength. Sometimes a mother with a baby can get under the hot hand. Subsequently, the child may have developmental and learning problems.
Therefore, the development of a service for providing psychological assistance to young fathers is a necessary condition for maintaining the health of the whole family. Special courses can help young fathers to relive this moment painlessly . Effective treatment of depression in young fathers will prevent serious consequences and improve the quality of life.