How to Identify Postpartum Depression
Pregnancy

How to Identify Postpartum Depression

How to Identify Postpartum Depression

Postpartum depression is a psychological disorder that can occur soon after the baby is born or until the baby is 6 months old, causing symptoms of persistent discouragement, feelings of guilt, difficulty sleeping, decreased appetite, and decreased libido.

Taking the test to find out if you are having postpartum depression can help you identify depression early, increasing the chances of a cure.

Treatment

Treatment for postpartum depression should be started as soon as the diagnosis is made and may include psychotherapy sessions that can help a woman feel better. The remedies may be helpful but should only be used under medical advice because they may impair breastfeeding.