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Is it Baby Blues or Postpartum Depression?

Postpartum depression mom with babySimply-Women-logo The birth of a baby is often a joyous event. However, it can also result in something you, as a new mom, may not expect: depression.

As many as 80 percent of moms experience what’s called the “baby blues” within the first few days to two weeks following delivery. They cry more easily, feel irritable or on an emotional roller coaster, and are fatigued. Fortunately, this is usually a relatively short — and mild — experience that generally lasts a few days and resolves on its own.

But one in seven women will have a more serious condition known as postpartum depression (PPD).

The Power of Mindfulness in Your Everyday Life

stressed out woman at work

How has mindfulness affected your health and mental outlook? Share in the comment section.

Simply-Women-logo How many balls do you have in the air today? As women, we’re often juggling kids, a job, a spouse, a home, aging parents and more.

Multitasking on so many fronts can be enormously stressful. Stress, in turn, can contribute to a host of health problems.