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    1. Postpartum Depression - Other Treatment

      Read about counseling (including cognitive-behavioral therapy and intrapersonal counseling) and alternative therapies for postpartum depression.

    2. Postpartum Depression - When To Call a Doctor

      Call 911 or other emergency services if you think you cannot keep from harming yourself, your baby, or another person. Never hesitate to get help for postpartum depression.

    3. Postpartum Depression - Treatment Overview

      The sooner treatment starts for postpartum depression, the better. Learn about postpartum depression treatment.

    4. 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.

    5. 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.

    6. Postpartum Depression - Health Tools

      This health tool can help you make wise health decisions or take action regarding post-partum depression.

    7. Postpartum Depression - What Increases Your Risk

      Every woman is at risk for temporary "postpartum blues" during the first two weeks after childbirth, because of sudden hormone changes and the challenges of caring for a newborn.

    8. Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs) for Postpartum Depression

      Drug details for Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) for postpartum depression.

    9. Postpartum Depression - Symptoms

      WebMD describes the symptoms of PPD, or postpartum depression, inlcuding the "baby blues" and postpartum psychosis.

    10. 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

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