What You Need to Know About Postpartum Depression

Bringing a whole new person into the world is supposed to be a joyous occasion, so why do you feel so miserable after doing so? You may have heard of the short-lived “baby blues,” but if you’ve felt down for two weeks or more, you may be experiencing postpartum depression. Postpartum depression is common. First off, know that you are not alone. In fact, postpartum depression is quite common, affecting about one in nine mothers. Perinatal depression, a term that encompasses depression … [Read more...]