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

Not the Baby Blues

Postpartum depression is not to be confused with “the baby blues,” which usually goes away within a few weeks. Up to 80 percent of women go through the baby blues after a pregnancy, in which a woman experiences drastic mood swings. (Photo: Bruce Laurance/Getty Images)

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