The headlines were certainly eye-catching. "Fatherhood Depletes Testosterone" (Los Angeles Times), "Father's Testosterone Drops Steeply after Baby Arrives" (Fox News website).
And the stories stressed the same point. The LA Times led with, "Hormonally speaking, becoming a father may make you less of man." Fox News led with, "A father's testosterone level drops steeply after his baby arrives." They were writing about the research finding that a new father's testosterone levels dropped temporarily when a new baby came home.
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