Post-partum depression and anxiety are both perfectly normal things for new mothers to experience. Village of Moms is here to help you through your tough times. We know you got this! Take a look at the resources and links we have collected for your benefit.
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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.
Facts, Causes, and Symptoms
Postpartum vs Baby Blues
You’ve probably heard of the “baby blues.” That’s because it’s quite common for new mothers to feel a little sad, worried, or fatigued. As many as 80 percent of mothers have these feelings for a week or two following childbirth. It’s completely normal and usually fades in a few weeks.