Postpartum Depression

Postpartum depression is not just the "baby blues." Many women feel overwhelmed, teary, or moody in the days and weeks after having a baby, but postpartum depression is a more serious condition that can last for months. If you feel hopeless or filled with anxiety, treatment can help.

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