Once a mother gives birth, there are a number of psychological and physical changes that her body goes through – remember, this miraculous woman has been carrying another life inside of her for the last 9 months.
When a woman’s baby leaves her body she may develop Postpartum Depression – which is serious and should be treated as such by the woman, her family and her doctor.
Below are a list of symptoms that come with Postpartum Depression, so you know how to diagnose it:
– Lack of appetite
– Trouble sleeping
– Woman acts more withdrawn than normal
– Loss of pleasure in most activities
– Suicidal thoughts
– Negative thoughts and feelings toward the baby
There are a number of medications available to help treat Postpartum Depression – many of which are safe to take while breast feeding.