Across cultures, pregnancy is considered a heartwarming phase in a woman’s life. It is not unnatural for women to experience ‘baby blues’ which usually disappear on their own in a few days. But when such emotions and feelings of stress, mood swings, irritability and anxiousness run rampant, they can develop into a more serious mood disorder called postpartum depression (PPD).
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 12 percent women experience postpartum depression in the United States. Some myths about PPD like it only acts on certain women or it is a weakness that can be […] Read more