Baby Blues or Postpartum Depression? How Do You Know What That Sad Feeling is?  

Having a baby is supposed to be a joyous time for a family. After the anticipation of pregnancy, the baby’s arrival is often exciting and rewarding. But some women struggle after childbirth. Whether a baby it’s your first child or your fifth, it takes time to adjust to a new baby and the challenges they bring.

But there are other challenges that women can experience after childbirth. Due to the changes in hormones and other potential factors, some women experience feelings of anxiety or depression after having a baby. People say that baby blues are normal after childbirth, but postpartum depression typically needs treatment. If you have had a baby, how do you know whether what you are experiencing is baby blues or postpartum depression?

What are the baby blues?

The “baby blues

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