Post partum blues

baby blues post partum depression first baby feeling depressed after delivery

As many as 80% of new mothers experience a case of ‘baby blues'.It is a common phenomenon that is generally classified as a temporary state of heightened emotionality. It is also called ‘post-partum blues', a word which literally translates into ‘after-delivery'. Postpartum blues last anywhere between a few days up to several weeks post delivery.




Such an important article. Recently, seeing a family member suffer from post partum depression helped me realise how others still don\'t understand it. This can add to the distress the mother feels as she feels unsupported and misunderstood.