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Understanding Postpartum Depression

August 24, 2012

Postpartum depression is a severe form of depression that occurs after a pregnancy.  Considering the vast chemical and hormonal changes in a woman’s body when she is expecting a baby, mild depression during and post- pregnancy is often a normal part of a new mother’s life. However, if after the pregnancy the depression continues to become so severe that the new mother is finding it difficult to cope, then she may be suffering from postpartum depression. Postpartum depression can be debilitating for the mother. It is far more serious than simply having the baby blues. Although mild depression and pregnancy…

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