Postpartum Depression Vancouver Tag

Man being mad at his wife in their living room
Can new dads experience postpartum depression?
I'm supposed to be happy but I'm feeling down all the time. James and Sandy were excited about having their first baby. They had been married for 4 years and have been feeling happy together. Their financial situation was good. They both held permanent positions with big hi- tech companies.
Sad Mother Sitting In Empty Nursery
When the Blues Turn Black: Who Suffers from Postpartum Depression and What You Can do about It
Marilee was happy and relieved when her son, Sean, was born. Nine months of pregnancy and a couple of years of trying to get pregnant prior to that have been a long time for her to wait. But now, she was holding little Sean in her arms, admiring his perfect little body, kissing his little forehead and cheeks and feeling like that most blessed woman on earth. However, on the second day following the birth Marilee found herself upset for no apparent reason. She found it hard to hold her tears back when a nurse said something to her about her not holding her baby in the right position. She was later extremely upset at her husband Dave for showing up 15 minutes later than he said he was going to be. At night, she could not fall asleep even when the baby was asleep as she was going over labor and birth in her mind, feeling disappointed and upset at times and feeling thankful at others. Marilee was not sure what was going on and was wondering if she had developed Postpartum Depression.

Postpartum Blues: A benign and transient condition

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Moms band to beat the baby blues

It takes a village to raise a child; So goes the saying. Indeed, mothers did not use to nor were they meant to raise their children in isolation. Unfortunately, in the developed world, they often do. Many times, it is this sense of isolation which...