The postpartum time can affect the whole family. Support is crucial.

Often the other parent is not on leave after their family has a new baby. They’re getting broken sleep, keeping up with other responsibilities, and going to work. They often feel like everything is on their shoulders. Parents who are struggling could be dealing with PPMADs and should talk to their doctor or find a support group to help work through it. This Psychology Today article goes into greater detail about statistics, symptoms and  solutions.