Postpartum Depression

Basic Information

About Postpartum

  • Treatable my medical professional
  • Resolves within months
  • Usually self-diagnosable
  • No lab tests required


May Experience:

Moods: anger, anxiety, guilt, hopelessness. loneliness, loss of interest, mood swings, panic attacks, or saddness

Real Life Example of Extreme Postpartum Depression

A woman was accused of trying to drown her twin babies pleaded guilty to child endangerment. Her mother in law found her in the bathroom with the twins both 4 months old fully clothed, wet and crying. She was arrested on dec. 12 and was ordered to perform 160 hours of community service, submit to psychiatric care and notify the court if she changes her physician.