Raising Awareness of Postpartum Depression
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Researchers in Canada have discovered something that may give some young, city slicking women pause: mothers in urban areas are at a higher risk for postpartum depression.
Postpartum depression, a long-lasting, severe depression that usually develops in mothers during the first two months after childbirth. Symptoms can include sadness, changes in sleep or appetite, irritability and episodes of crying. In many cases, mothers may feel worthless and think about hurting themselves or their baby.