Postpartum depression is a mood disorder that can affect women after childbirth. Mothers with postpartum depression experience feelings of extreme sadness, anxiety, and exhaustion that may make it difficult for them to complete daily care activities for themselves or for others.
Signs and Symptoms
Severe mood swings, difficulty bonding with the baby, excessive crying, insomnia, and thoughts of harming oneself or the baby.
After giving birth to her daughter, Emily starts to feel a deep sense of sadness and hopelessness. She finds it hard to bond with her baby and often breaks into uncontrollable crying.
Psychotherapy (especially cognitive-behavioral therapy or interpersonal therapy), medications (including antidepressants), and hormone therapy.
Why choose the treatment?
These treatments can significantly improve maternal mental health and enhance mother-infant relationships.