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More Reasons Not to Underestimate Postpartum Depression – Negative Effects on the Baby


A previous article already introduced some of the symptoms and risks of Postpartum Depression (PPD), but I would still like to emphasize the profound effects of this disorder. In this particular stage of life, depression does not only hurt the…

Postpartum Depression: When Motherhood is Not a Happy Time


Postpartum Depression (PPD): A Psychological Disorder Postpartum Depression (PPD) is a fairly common complication of childbirth and often accompanies the postpartum period, leading to psychological suffering for the mother, negative effects on the infant and strained family relationships.1 Pregnancy, childbirth…