Postpartum Depression

Peripartum, or Postpartum depression is major depression experienced after childbirth. It carries the risk of developing major depression at some point later in your life. Here are some symptoms:

  • Sleeping difficulties, such as insomnia
  • Eating less
  • Feeling extreme irritable, anxious, hopeless or guilty
  • Struggling to bond with your baby.

If left untreated, this depression can last for many months.