Post Partum Depression

Baby Blues and Post-Partum Depression

There is a difference between baby Blues and Post-Partum Depression. Blues
Is quite common and needs support and rest. Depression needs that as well but also needs a Doctor involvement in treatment.

When it is the Baby Blues

  • Your mood swings quickly from happy to sad. One minute, you’re proud of the job that you’re doing as a new mom. The next, you’re crying because you think you’re not up to the task.
  • You don’t feel like eating or taking care of yourself because you’re exhausted.
  • You feel irritable, overwhelmed, and anxious.

When it is Postpartum Depression

  • You feel hopeless, sad, worthless, or alone all the time and you cry often.
  • You don’t feel like you’re doing a good job as a new mom.
  • You’re not bonding with your baby.
  • You can’t eat, sleep, or take care of your baby because of your overwhelming despair.
  • You could have anxiety and panic attacks.

Please call to schedule an appointment – we can help walk you through this.

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