Postpartum Depression - Other Treatment
Read about counseling (including cognitive-behavioral therapy and intrapersonal counseling) and alternative therapies for postpartum depression.
Postpartum Depression - Home Treatment
Postpartum depression is a medical condition, not a sign of weakness. Be honest with yourself and those who care about you. Tell them about your struggle. You, your health professional, and your friends and family can team up to treat your symptoms.
Postpartum Depression - Prevention
Although you can't prevent the postpartum hormone changes that cause postpartum blues, you can take steps to prevent ongoing postpartum depression.
Postpartum Depression - Cause
Learn what causes postpartum depression.
Postpartum Depression - What Happens
This article describes the difference between the "baby blues" and postpartum depression. It also provides a brief description of postpartum psychosis.
Postpartum Depression - Symptoms
WebMD describes the symptoms of PPD, or postpartum depression, inlcuding the "baby blues" and postpartum psychosis.
Postpartum Depression - Treatment Overview
The sooner treatment starts for postpartum depression, the better. Learn about postpartum depression treatment.
Postpartum Depression - Exams and Tests
Postpartum depression is a medical condition that requires treatment, not a sign of weakness. It isn't always obvious to an observer, and there are no laboratory tests for depression. This is why it's important that you tell your health professional about
Depression: Managing Postpartum Depression
If you have the "baby blues" after childbirth, you're not alone-about half of women have temporary mild depression after having a baby. 1 However unsettling, a certain amount of insomnia, irritability, tears, overwhelmed feelings, and mood swings are normal. Baby blues usually peak around the fourth postpartum day and subside in less than 2 weeks, when hormonal changes have settled down. However,
Alcohol and Depression
WebMD investigates whether there is a link between alcohol and depression, and explains how you can avoid worsening either depression or a drinking problem.