Postnatal depression (also called postpartum depression) is a form of clinical depression which can affect women, and less frequently men, after childbirth. Studies report prevalence rates among women from 5% to 25%, but methodological differences among the studies make the actual prevalence rate unclear. ...read more from Wikipedia
- Postpartum depression (PPD) affects 1 in every 8 women during the first months of their babies lives.
- PPD is best treated with counseling and antidepressant medication.
- Some women may not feel postpartum depression until several weeks or months after delivery.