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Post-Natal Depression

What Causes Post Natal Depression

Having a baby makes you vulnerable to depression but not for the reasons that you may think. In the first few weeks after having a baby the physical/hormonal adjustments that the body must make will have an impact on your emotions, leading to bouts of sudden and often unexplained tearfulness, this is referred to as ‘’the baby blues”. However, the body (from a physiological perspective) soon rebalances itself, we are designed to reproduce and our bodies are designed to cope with this. Post natal depression is a mental health problem […]...

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