• Friday, August 19, 2022

HEALTH

Depression in male partner could lower chances of pregnancy

By: Keerthi Mohan

If you are thinking of starting a family then your chances of conceiving are high if both you and your partner are physically and mentally fit. But depression in male partners could lower pregnancy chances, a new study shows. Couples where the male partner had major depression were 60 per cent less likely to conceive compared to cases where male partner did not have major depression. Interestingly, depression in the female partner was not found to influence the rate of birth. “Our study provides infertility patients and their physicians with new information to consider when making treatment decisions,” said Esther…

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