Have you heard about Postpartum Depression? About its Symptoms & Signs? The only thing which can prevent mommies from depression is AWARENESS & SELF CONTROL.
Is Postpartum Depression is linked to Baby Gender?
> Women who give birth to a boy or a difficult birth increases a woman’s risk of getting affected by postpartum depression, according to Research.
> According to WHO Study – A meta-analysis in developing countries showed that the children of mothers with postpartum depression are at greater risk of being underweight and stunted.
> Postpartum depression affects up to 15% of U.S. women in the month to a year after childbirth, according to the National Institutes of Health.
What are the Signs and Symptoms of Postpartum Depression?
You are always thinking of harming yourself
Lots of Sweating in the afternoon
Feeling tries all the time.
Being sad & have a crying outburst
No excitement of having a baby
Getting overprotected about your baby
You do not want anyone to touch your baby
Feeling angry and frustrated
What Causes the Postpartum Depression?
Hormonal changes after childbirth
If you have any Family History related to depression or mental illness in ladies
Stressful Job or Life
No support from people around you may be friends or family
Help yourself by Gathering Information & Knowledge about it
Get yourself busy in some work
Don’t sit alone, talk to people
Therapy and Medication
Consult your doctor before it’s too late
Control your eating habits; don’t eat things which give you mood swings like sweets & chocolates
Go for a walk outside
Make some food in the kitchen
This will go in a few weeks, but if it continues more than 3 weeks then please consult your doctor. Those who develop postpartum depression are at greater risk of developing major depression later on in life. Please be aware of it and take it very seriously. Talk to friends or family members but don’t take it lightly.
Source: WHO and WebMD