Symptoms of postpartum depression (PDD) can be divided into three categories:
Postpartum blues ("baby blues"): Very short in duration, may not require formal treatment but supportive care only.
Postpartum depression: Lasts longer, is more debilitating, and requires medical care.
Postpartum psychosis: Most severe form, requires aggressive psychiatric care.
There are many possible symptoms of postpartum depression, including the following:
Inability to sleep or...