Post-natal depression or baby blues is a common problem faced by women after the birth of their babies. This usually begins after delivery and in some cases can begin after six months.
A recent report revealed that nearly 49% of women who had this illness refrained from approaching professionals for help as they feared separation from their babies.
AdvertisementNearly 35,000 new mothers suffer from post-natal depression every year. The report also showed that 50% of women suffering this condition were given antidepressants at the first instance without even trying other better forms of treatment.
Treatment for post-natal depression is important as the condition can get severe and last for months.
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