What is Postpartum Depression? Symptoms & Treatments Depression falls under the general medical term ‘Perinatal Mental Health’. Perinatal Mental Health covers mental illnesses such as: Postpartum Anxiety Postpartum Depression Postpartum Psychosis It’s normal for new mums to suffer from the baby blues. It can make you feel a bit anxious, tearful, mood swings and trouble sleeping at night. This ‘Baby Blues’…View Post
Postpartum Depression FAQs
This section contains all of the postpartum depression faqs and answers you’ve been searching for.
If like me, you’ve had or are suffering from postpartum depression, you have a lot of questions that need answering.
You can read about the following and much more.. What is postpartum depression? How long does postpartum depression last? Will my postpartum depression ever go away? Also, you will find blog posts on other maternal mental health issues such as prenatal anxiety and postpartum psychosis.
As I believe it’s important to try and give as much knowledge as I can about all the different perinatal mental problems.
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What is Postpartum Anxiety? Symptoms & Treatments Postpartum Anxiety falls under the general medical term ‘Perinatal Mental Health’. What Is Postpartum Anxiety? What Are The Symptoms Of Postpartum Anxiety? What Are The Treatments For Postpartum Anxiety? Where To get Help for Postpartum Anxiety? What is Postpartum Anxiety? Postpartum Anxiety is anxiety suffered by a mother following childbirth. It is very common…View Post
Can Men Get Postpartum Depression? Can men get postpartum depression? YES! Postpartum Depression isn’t a gender specific mental illness – it can and does affect both men and women. Postpartum depression in dads is also known as Paternal Postpartum Depression (PPPD) / Paternal Postnatal Depression. After the birth of a child fathers are at risk of PPPD just like new…View Post
The Edinburgh Postpartum Depression Scale What Is The Edinburgh Postpartum Scale? The Edinburgh Postpartum Depression Scale (EPDS) is a screening tool used by healthcare professionals to assess your risk and severity of postpartum depression. It is a questionnaire that was developed to identify if woman are suffering with postpartum depression during the postpartum period (the time after you’ve had a…View Post
Will My Postpartum Depression Ever Go Away? Does Postpartum Depression EVER Go Away? Yes! Absolutely! Postpartum Depression is very treatable and with the right support from your family and GP you can fully recover from the effects of postpartum depression. I’ve suffered Postpartum Depression since my little man was born (5 years ago!). I want you to know that Postpartum…View Post
How To Overcome Postpartum Depression It is totally possible to overcome postpartum depression. How do I know this? Because I was once where you are right now. Sometimes it’s easy to get stuck in bad habits but by changing just a few simple things in your day it can really make a difference to how you feel. I think the…View Post