Going through “Baby Blues” is common for new mothers and triggers all the powerful emotions inside a woman which usually fades away after a week or two. Apart from these symptoms, postpartum depression having similar symptoms can be more powerful and lasts longer. Post childbirth, woman faces a lot of physical and emotional challenges. Dealing with lack of sleep, new responsibilities, body weakness, or maybe no family support are major issues and you need to deal with all of them. If these lasts for longer period of time, it may lead to severe form of clinical depression known as “Postpartum Depression”.
If you have any of the following symptoms for more than 2 weeks, then you might be going through postpartum depression: