Postpartum Depression

More than one in 10 new moms experiences postpartum depression. Research the signs of postpartum depression vs. distress or the blues and how it can affect both mothers and fathers.

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Identifying Depression

Many new mothers feel moody or blue sometimes, but intense emotions and dark thoughts may point to postpartum depression. Learn to recognize the common signs.

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A Postpartum Depression Story

From fatigue to rage to weeping, postpartum depression brings a wide range of feelings and behavior. Read about one woman's story of intense depression after having a baby.

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Dads and Depression

Fathers may also experience an emotional rollercoaster after their partner gives birth. See the male side of postpartum depression.

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Is This Postpartum Depression?

If you're feeling emotions beyond the "baby blues," you may be suffering from postpartum depression (PPD). Learn about the symptoms, causes, and treatments for PPD.

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