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Postpartum depression

Are you or somebody that you love suffering from postpartum depression? We all expect the birth of a baby to trigger powerful feelings of excitement and joy, as well as fear and anxiety. Many new moms also experience postpartum baby blues. It is not uncommon to experience mood swings, crying spells, anxiety and difficulty sleeping...

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Maternal Depression Often Starts Before Giving Birth

Postpartum depression isn’t always postpartum. For some women, depression often begins during pregnancy (maternal depression). For other women, postpartum depression can begin as long as a year after birth. A recent study in The Lancet shows that the onset of depression and the nature of depression is widely variable. According to The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual...

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