"It's normal for women to have the 'baby blues' up to two weeks postpartum. It isn't abnormal to be teary, moody and even tired. If those feelings persist coupled with more extreme symptoms including a fear of harming yourself of your baby, you must contact your doctor immediately!" C. Piccone - Labor and Delivery Nurse
If you would like more information on PPD or are looking for support, there are several resources available:
Provides support for patients and their families. Links to locate support groups, communication forums, resources for fathers.
A blog that offers in-depth information, support and hope for all pregnant and new moms who have postpartum depression and all other mental illnesses related to pregnancy and childbirth.
When It's More Than Just the Baby Blues
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