Becoming a new mother or father can bring joy, happiness, smiles and laughter to an individuals life. However, it can also bring a variety of emotions that one might not expect such as depression, sadness, grief, anxiety, guilt, loneliness, resentment and new levels of stress.
Postpartum depression is very common, more than three million cases were reported in 2015.
Postpartum symptoms vary and can effect people differently. Some common signs are:
If you are or a loved one is experiencing any issues, help is available.