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Research suggesting a sensitive and supportive father will raise children with better social skills. Research, testing the stress and immune biomarkers in children and their mothers who suffer from depression, has highlighted maternal depression as an important concern for public health. Children have been found to respond differently to stress, with altered immunity, as a cause of the parent child relationship when mental health issues play a negative role. A positive father-child relationship can moderate the negative effects of maternal mental health, but what happens when Dad suffers postnatal depression? Mental health issues can affect one in 10 new Dads, with first-time fathers at g... Full story

21 June