Warnings of Possible Postpartum Depression
Studies that have conducted show that over 130 million babies are born across the globe within a single day. It is usually a great joy to have a new born in the family. Being that the birth of new born babies is a blessing, new mothers are expected to be happy. But under some circumstances, these over 130 million babies born every 24 hours lead the new mothers to another problem. After the birth of a baby many of the new mother are likely to undergo postpartum depression. After birth, it is normal to experience postpartum depression so, no one should hide it. There are many specialists that will help you overcome the condition. A mother who is experiencing these signs discussed below is undergoing postpartum depression.
If you experience a spike in depression of anxiety, it is a clear sign that you are suffering from postpartum depression. But to many new mothers, they consider spike in depression of anxiety as baby blues, little do they know that it is a warning of possible postpartum depression. Many new mother of over 130 million babies across the world ignore these signs thinking they will end soon, but find themselves suffering of postpartum depression later. Do not brush off these signs, come out and seek help from a professional counselor. The condition is characterized by the feeling of worthless and hopeless. In some cases, new mothers will undergo severe anxiety and panic attacks more often than normal.
Uncontrollable fits of crying in new mothers is another sign of postpartum depression. You will observe that new mother who suffer from postpartum depression cry more than normal even over small issues. Frequent uncontrollable fits of crying in new mothers is a clear indication of postpartum depression. The feeling of being worthless and the fact that some new mothers cannot bond perfectly with their babies is the cause of this uncontrollable fits of crying. Therefore, if you experience this condition as a new mother, it can be due to postpartum depression. Therefore, such new mothers should get help from professional counselors.
The final sign that will tell if a new mother is suffering from postpartum stress is difficulty in bonding with the baby. One of the reasons why a new mother may not bond with her baby is because of postpartum stress. When a mother cannot bond with her new baby, she will feel ashamed and guilty, and this worsen the condition. Majority of these new mothers will think of themselves as useless and worthless.
These are some of the signs of postpartum depression in new mothers.