Postpartum Depression- PPD

The arrival of a baby may cause a storm of strong feelings, from exuberance to terror and dread. However, it can also lead to something you never anticipated: depression.

After childbirth, many new moms experience the “baby blues,” which include mood fluctuations, crying fits, anxiety, and difficulty sleeping. Baby blues typically start within the first two to three days after birth and may last for up to two weeks.

Some new mothers, on the other hand, suffer from a more severe, long-term type of sadness known as postpartum depression. Occasionally, after childbirth, an extremely severe mood disease called postpartum psychosis may occur.

Postpartum depression isn’t a stigma or an inability. It’s possible that it’s simply the result of giving birth. If you have postpartum depression, getting treatment as soon as possible is critical to managing your symptoms and forming a relationship with your child.

At ASFY  we understand how difficult it can be to deal with these conditions. We are here to help you every step of the way. 

We know you’re feeling lost and alone, but don’t worry. There are people out there who care about your well-being just as much or more than they do their own! ASFY Mental Health Care in Bayonne, NJ  is here for all of those with emotional concerns. Contact us today so we can help take some stress off by giving advice on what might work best in terms of taking control of your life. We all deserve to live our best lives possible, and that includes being mentally healthy. 

Our Professionals can help you get a handle on coping with depression, anxiety, or bipolar disorder.

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Some new dads can also be afflicted with postpartum depression. They might be sad or exhausted, overwhelmed, anxious, or have altered eating and sleeping habits — the same symptoms experienced by women who have PPD.

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