What Is Postpartum Depression?

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  • What Is Postpartum Depression?
  • Not the Baby Blues
  • Extreme Cases of Post-Partum Depression
  • Symptons
  • The Causes
  • How Is It Treated?
  • When to Call the Doctor
  • Prevention
  • How Many Women Have Post-Partum Depression?
  • Jill Scott Describes Post Pregnancy Stress
  • Jennifer Lopez Says She Had the Baby Blues
  • Resources to Call

Extreme Cases of Postpartum Depression

Postpartum psychosis is an extreme case of detachment that a woman feels toward her baby. Women with postpartum depression often have thoughts of harming her child and herself, but a woman experiencing psychosis feels she must act out these thoughts. (Photo: Comstock/Getty Images)

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