woman talking about postpartum depression

Know the Signs of Postpartum Depression

July 07, 2023

Postpartum depression is a mood disorder that can affect birthing parents before or after childbirth. This can affect anyone who’s been pregnant regardless of their age, race, background, or education.

In this video, several experts with the National Institute of Mental Health discuss the symptoms of postpartum depression. These can include feeling disconnected from your baby or your family, having lasting sleeping difficulties, and having trouble doing your usual activities.

Fortunately, this condition can be treated in a variety of ways, including therapy and medication. It’s important to get help if you think you may have postpartum depression. Talk to your doctor, go to Postpartum.net, or call 800-944-4773.