These Are the Most Insightful Postpartum Depression Podcasts for Fathers
Understand what your partner's going through.
Postpartum depression is more common than most people know.
Approximately one in nine women will experience symptoms of PPD after having a child.
It doesn't just affect the mother, however, it also affects her husband. In turn, the father can learn a bit more about PPD and how to support his wife better cope with the mental illness.
One of the best ways to do that is by listening to insightful podcasts on PPD, motherhood, and more.
For all you dads out there, here are the five top-rated PPD podcasts to listen to in 2018!
1. The Postpartum Podcast
Childbirth educator-in-training Kellie Edson hosts this podcast on PPD. She sits down with birth professionals and regular moms to get insight on their struggles and hear their stories. It also serves the purpose of making the transition into motherhood easier for women. Dads will benefit from these stories, too, because they can take some insight and apply it to what their wife is going through.
2. Adventures With Postpartum Depression
Hosted by Courtney Novak, this show is designed to bring an end to the stigma surrounding postpartum depression. Different women come on and share their stories with the listeners, so fathers will learn a lot about what PPD is and how each and every woman deals with it differently.
3. The Birthful Podcast
Hosted by mom, author, speaker, birth doula, postpartum educator, and healthy-sleep consultant Adriana Lozada, this podcasts covers everything about pregnancy, not just PPD. It's designed to offer expecting mothers (and fathers) the best advice from the most trusted individuals. Nothing but relevant information here!
4. Inspiring Mama
Inspiring Mama is a podcast for both moms and dads that offers tools and strategies on how to practice happiness postpartum. There are also plenty of expert interviews, as well.
5. Natural Postpartum Support Podcast
The Natural Postpartum Support Podcast offers exactly what its name implies—a natural approach to moms struggling with PPD. Dads will hear a unique perspective on how they can better support their partners who are dealing with PPD.