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Are you having a Post-Partum Depression? Know all the Signs and Symptoms
Updated On 21 Apr, 2017 Published On 21 Apr, 2017
Most of the women today suffer Post-Partum Depression after child birth know all the signs and symptoms of this disease.
Bearing a child of your own and stepping into motherhood is one of the greatest blessings a woman could ever have.
However, studies have shown that for most of the women, this blessing can surprisingly turn into a curse, not related to magic, but in fact, a clinically diagnosed condition termed as Post-Partum Depression (PPD).
Experts report that between 0.5% to 61% of women are likely to suffer depression after delivery and dear ladies, we've all been there and it's something every woman should know. Even the Teen Mom's Catelynn Lowell was suffered from PPD.
We know that you're all afraid that PPD could lead to serious complications or hamper your child's growth, but that's not the case, as it can be treated well.
With that being said, let's dive in find out all the signs and symptoms of PPD in today's section.
Post-Partum Depression Signs and Symptoms
Before reading down the symptoms below, it's important to remember that you may not be experiencing all the symptoms listed and it's not just about having a single bad day as it can last up to weeks and months.
The exact cause of PPD has still been not discovered by all the medical experts but according to National Institute of Mental Health, women are likely to suffer PPD due to a sudden drop of hormones, estrogen, and progesterone that triggers mood swings.