There are multiple drugs and dozens of herbs for starting and stopping breast milk production. Only a few of them work really well.
Many expectant mothers wonder whether it's safe to get dental treatment during their pregnancy. Here are your questions answered.
"Mom brain" — forgetfulness, disorganization and an ability to concentrate — is indeed real and not necessarily a sign of depression. If you are suffering from other unpleasant symptoms as well, however, you may be dealing with postpartum depression.
Postpartum psychosis is postpartum depression gone wild — complete with hallucinations and delusions. How can you recognize its symptoms, and how can these severe psychiatric disorder be treated?
Are you plagued by feelings of guilt after you have had a baby? You may have postpartum depression.
Any mother who entertains suicidal thoughts after she just had a baby — whether actively or vaguely — is in crisis and needs help right away. How do suicidal thoughts fit into the clinical picture of postpartum depression?
Are you not bonding with your new baby as you think you should? This may point to postpartum depression, but other factors can also be responsible. What might help you bond with your baby?
Have you been a one-woman worry machine since you have had a baby? You may be wondering if you are suffering from postpartum depression a
Not being able to sleep at night, and then being so sleepy during the day that you keep on napping, might just be another "side effect" of new motherhood. It could, on the other hand, also point to postpartum depression.
Are you a new mother who feels like crying all the time during what you expected to be a happy time? You are likely wondering if you have postpartum depression, and that could be true — but excessive crying has other possible causes, too.