Postpartum Depression (PPD)
Is it serious?
Usually, the depression resolves after a few months, but if untreated, symptoms may last much longer. Those who do develop postpartum depression have an increased risk of developing major depression later on in life.
Depression, anger, fear, guilt, inability to feel pleasure, feelings of hopelessness.
Fatigue, weight gain or weight loss, loss of appetite, restlessness.
Insomnia, lack of concentration, unwanted thoughts.
Behaviors include crying and irritability.