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Signs Of Postpartum Depression

Signs Of Postpartum Depression

Many new mothers think that there is something wrong with them when they do not feel happy having delivered a healthy and normal baby. They feel sad for no reason. If you are one such woman, then do not worry. You are suffering from baby blue, also known as postpartum depression. Nearly eighty percent of women experience this feeling of sadness. In addition, they feel afraid, lonely and unloving towards the baby. This can cause feelings of guilt in the woman. More...

 

When Does Postpartum Depression Start ?

When Does Postpartum Depression Start ?

Welcoming a new baby to the world is wonderful experience for the entire family. But, woman with postpartum depression are often not able to enjoy this feeling. They feel low and out of vigor after childbirth. Typically, postpartum depression starts two to three days after delivering the baby and can last for a few days or couple of weeks. More...

How To Help With Postpartum Depression ?

How To Help With Postpartum Depression ?

Postpartum depression (PPD) is one of the most common problems that affect new mothers after delivery. Nearly 50 percent of the women are affected by it after childbirth. Baby blues is an early form of PPD which usually disappears within three weeks of child birth. Only twenty percent of the women suffer from more serious forms of PPD. The symptoms of PPD are anxiety, insomnia, not having loving feelings towards the baby and a feeling of helplessness. It can also lead to suicide tendencies and psychosis. More...

What Are Some Treatments For Postpartum Depression ?

What Are Some Treatments For Postpartum Depression ?

Baby blues, a milder form of PPD or postpartum depression, tends to go away in a few weeks after delivery. However PPD can become a chronic condition if not treated on time. If you feel you are having baby blues, connect with support and help groups and talk it out with them. Lifestyle and habits like alcohol can make the mood swings worse during this time. Underactive thyroid can also aggravate baby blues. So, remember to ask the doctor if the medication needs a revision. Post partum depression is treated using medications and counseling. More...

Postpartum Depression And Insurance Coverage

Postpartum Depression And Insurance Coverage

Several women go through post partum depression (PPD) in pregnancy. As per the Mental Health America, nearly 80 percent of the new mothers suffer from postpartum depression, which is also referred to as PPD. Postpartum blues is a slightly milder version of PPD and is also called baby blues. It goes away on its own often. More...