Postpartum depression

Postpartum depression News

Postpartum depression is a natural reaction for some new mothers

The population of India being a whopping 133.92 crore, of which the estimated number of females are 48 per cent, nearly 22 per cent are estimated to struggle with postnatal depression, according to World Health Organisation.

There is a difference between baby blues and postpartum depression: Sameera Reddy

"Enjoy your pregnancy, celebrate your bump. The idea of yummy mummies is a societal construct that you don’t have to conform to. Enjoy your own freedom, own your quirks."

Advertising

Postpartum depression in fathers: Understanding the causes, symptoms and ways to manage

Fathers who are under 25 years of age are more prone to go through postnatal depression than their older counterparts; yet age isn’t the solitary risk factor for postnatal depression in men.

A mom blogger is asking women to speak up about post-partum depression

"If you don’t take time to tend to your wellness, you will be forced to take time to tend to your illness. If you feel unwell, mama or not, I encourage you to speak up! Because the way you want to live and the way you want to feel is just on the other side of that.”

Prince William opens up about the 'fear' of having a baby

"It's very daunting how tiny they are when they first arrive. They are so fragile and everything's so tiny, their little fingers and toes, you do feel like if you move them around too much they're going to break almost but they don't!"

Two moms reveal what postpartum depression feels like — know the symptoms

While we are mostly aligned with the concept that motherhood is a beautiful and life-altering experience, there's an alternative reality as well. A reality where a mother may question if having a baby was the right choice.

Advertising

Serena Williams had postpartum disorder. How can you deal with it?

“Stress, complexities in childbirth, any previous history of depression, including herself and the family, can all aggravate the situation.”

Postpartum depression: What is it and how to deal with it

Though the condition is person specific, there are certain common symptoms that can be identified and then treated.

Advertising