After childbirth, the birth parent might experience mood changes for a while. These feelings are normal. But if mood swings and depression last longer than one or two weeks, the person may need some help from friends and family, or from health care professionals.
- Describes normal mood changes after childbirth
- Lists signs that you might have the blues
- Explains what can help
- Notes that up to 80% of new moms have some sad feelings
- Discusses depression and how to get help
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