Postpartum Depression: A Dad’s Experience

Postpartum Depression: A Dad’s Experience

The majority of women experience at least some symptoms of the baby blues immediately after childbirth. It is a feeling precipitated by the sudden change in hormones after delivery as well as stress, isolation, sleep deprivation and fatigue. She might feel more tearful, overwhelmed and emotionally fragile. Generally, this will start within the first couple […]

Postpartum Depression vs. Normal “New Mom” Stress

What’s the difference between postpartum depression and normal “new mom” stress? Your body goes through many hormonal changes after you give birth. Some women experience the “baby blues,” which are weepy, sad feelings that usually start on the second or third day after birth and last around 10 days. About 8 out of 10 new […]