Are you having post pregnancy depression?

Here at International Fertility Centre, a renowned fertility clinic in India, Postnatal depression is period that begins one month and may last up to one year post birth of your baby.

Are you having post pregnancy depression?

The couple enters a phase of adjustments as they try to handle the hurdles a baby brings. For some couples, this period is temporary but for a few couples, it might be overly distressing.

Most of the women experience baby blues that last for only 2 to 3 days. It is common to feel teary, anxious and moody during this time.

If these feelings continue to get worse, it is a sign of developing depression.

What are the signs of post pregnancy depression?

Some of the most common signs of post pregnancy depression include:

  • Dull mood or failure as a mother
  • Sense of hopelessness about the future
  • Exhausted, empty, sad and teary sensations
  • Feeling guilty, ashamed or worthless
  • Severe anxiety
  • Trouble in sleeping or sleeping for longer hours
  • Unnecessary worrying, especially about the baby
  • Scared of going out alone

Also, you may experience symptoms of anxiety at the same time of depression.

How can post pregnancy depression be diagnosed?

If you have had any of the above symptoms for more than two weeks then you should talk to your doctor immediately. Post pregnancy depression needs close evaluation and management by a healthcare professional.

How can post pregnancy depression be treated?

There are a wide range of treatments available for women dealing with post pregnancy depression that includes:

  • Counseling
  • Psychotherapy
  • Family and friends support
  • Using of antidepressant medicines

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Dr Rita Bakshi

Dr. Rita Bakshi is a well renowned gynaecologsts and obstetrician with a rich experience of more than 20 years in the field of Assisted Reproductive technology (ART). Dr. Rita has extensive experience in all fields of assisted conception, with a special interest in IVF and Egg Donor Surrogacy. She’s also the founder of ADIVA group of Hospitals. During the past two decades of service, Dr. Rita Bakshi has brought happiness to thousands of couples and performed over 6000 caesarean sections, 3000 Hysterectomies, 1000 cases of IVF annually with a success rate of over 45%. She takes your dreams seriously and focuses on the long term and best interests of the child, the surrogate and the intended parent(s).