10 Signs and Symptoms of Postpartum Depression

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Extreme Changes in Appetite


Loss of appetite and weight loss, or alternatively, overeating and gaining a large amount of weight, are symptoms that should be discussed with your doctor. Of course, your body will still be adjusting after giving birth, and breastfeeding affects weight loss as well. Taken on their own, appetite and weight changes are not red flags, but consider whether they are coupled with other symptoms of PPD.

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