Understanding Postpartum Depression

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Postpartum depression is a condition that can affect women after they give birth. It can bring about feelings of sadness, depression, loneliness, restlessness, and anxiety. Overall, it can manifest with the following symptoms: Feeling sad or depressed. Frequent crying. Feeling restless or anxious. Loss of appetite. Less energy and motivation. Difficulty sleeping. Showing little interest

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Postpartum Screening at MFM

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After pregnancy and childbirth, some women may experience psychosocial issues. Many women will experience some sort of postpartum blues, which is a condition in which they may laugh or cry unpredictably, have anxiety or irritability, feel overwhelmed, or have trouble sleeping. However, these women are still functional, and are caring for themselves and their child.

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