The thinking behind our study was we know depression exists in fathers. We know PPD impairs the mother-child relation in a way that is ... (damaging) for the child. So, was that also the case with dad?
Post-natal depression is a public health concern for mothers, fathers and babies.
From a pragmatic point of view, if you were an economist, you'd say build the schools in the neighborhoods where the parents can afford the tuition, but what does that mean for the future Catholic population, if they are denied access to parochial schools?
It affects 10 to 15 percent of mothers, and while we still don't know how common it is for dads here (in the United States), even if it's a fraction of that, it's still affecting babies.