Every woman who is expecting a baby feels uncertain, but also very happy. The new role is going to take over her life as well as the life of her family. Motherhood is very important. The little baby only depends of its mother for anything it needs.
But, many hormonal changes appear during the delivery. It can cause numerous feelings and other health problems to appear. Many women are confused because they know they should feel pure happiness and they just don’t.
The feelings that overcome a new mother can be very negative. The woman feels like everything is wrong and she can’t do anything well like a mother.
Frustration also appears. No one can explain it, except the women who have already felt it on their own skin.
If you feel some of the symptoms, don’t worry as you’re not the first nor the last woman that has felt it. You only need to understand the condition and look for professional help.
These are some of the most common symptoms of postpartum depression:
- Excessive fatigue
- Decreased appetite
- Lack of interest in the newborn
If you have noticed 4 or more symptoms in you, visit a professional because you might have a postpartum depression.
These are our best recommendations to overcome postpartum depression:
Don’t try to finish everything on your own. Look for help from your partner, relatives, friends etc. You should rest. You shouldn’t pressured or overwhelmed by having every single responsibility on your shoulders.
Everything should be said. You shouldn’t keep anything inside. Someone that can listen to you can help you a lot. It’s very important to know that you have someone around you that understands you. It’s good to talk to a woman who has already been in the same situation.
Breastfeeding is very important. It will release endorphins in your brain, you’ll relax naturally and decrease the sudden changes which appear in your mood.
If you’ve tried all of these and more than 3 weeks have passed, but you feel the same, visit your gynecologist to prescribe you a hormone replacement that will make you feel better.
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