The answer I got from the counsellor was, "Now is not the time for you. Now is the time to take care of your wife."
A new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association suggests that it’s not just women who suffer from depression around the time of a new baby. Researchers have found that 10% of men suffer from both prenatal and postpartum depression, which can manifest as aggression and impulsiveness. It is a topic that can be difficult for fathers to talk about, and leaves many feeling alone and isolated. Read the Globe and Mail article here.