Depression in fathers affects children as much as depression in mothers


Jennifer Burgess writes her debut elf blog on evidence from two population-based cohorts of the association between depression in fathers and their adolescent children.

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Perinatal mental health problems in fathers are common and legitimate, but we need better ways to reach and help them


André Tomlin explores a recent qualitative study of fathers’ views and experiences of their own perinatal mental health, and also shares his own lived experience of postnatal depression and anxiety.

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Perinatal mental health difficulties: does the internet have the answer?


Jane Iles summarises a recent systematic review of digital interventions for perinatal mental health, which highlights a mixed bag of heterogeneous studies in this field.

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