Postpartum Depression Affects Approximately 15% Of Women. Learn How Experiencing Postpartum Depression Affects You, Your Baby And Your Family.
Postpartum depression affects approximately 15% of women. Learn how experiencing postpartum depression affects you, your baby and your family. Remember that if you feel you're suffering from postpartum depression, talk to your doctor. Depressed moms less likely to interact with their newborns. When mothers experience symptoms of depression after the birth of their children, they are less likely to breastfeed, play with, read to or perform other interactive parenting tasks with their newborns, according to a study conducted by researchers from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and Columbia University. Effects of postpartum depression in both mothers and fathers. Approximately 14 percent of mothers and 10 percent of fathers suffer from moderate or severe postpartum depression resulting in undesirable parenting practices and limited parent-infant interaction. Loving every (other) minute of it. Imagine you have just moved to a foreign country. You have the worst case of jet lag ever. The guidebook you brought, which seemed so comprehensive before you left home, does not tell you everything you need to know. You do not yet speak the language, and everything is confusing... Read more on postpartum depression Postpartum depression Postpartum progress: A postpartum depression resource Dads can experience postpartum depression