Baby Blues

Shaylee Harviston

What is it?

A mild postpartum mood disorder that goes away on its own.

An example

Jennifer Lopez, after having her twins, felt sad, depressed, and thought her babies didn't love her.

http://madamenoire.com/262864/a-case-of-the-baby-blues-14-celebrity-moms-who-battled-postpartum-depression/2/

Symptoms, Duration, and How to cope

Symptoms
  • Irritability
  • Anxious spells
  • Sleep
  • Appetite problems
  • Weeping
  • Feeling tired
Duration


  • Peaks between 3-5 days after birth
  • resolves itself in a few days
How to cope