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Are You at Risk for Postpartum Depression?

Abby postpartumIt’s natural to feel strong emotions when you’re pregnant and just after you’ve had a baby. You may feel elated, or you may feel sad. Many women have the “baby blues” just after birth. They feel sad, impatient or irritable. These feelings usually go away in a week or two. They don’t always need to be treated by a health care provider.

For some women, feelings of sadness are much more intense.