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Childbirth depression in one in nine women. What predisposed factors lead to this page?
What Can Postpartum Depression Do?In many cases, depression develops after childbirth. It is necessary to distinguish between baby-blues, ie, postnatal depression and the more serious condition, postnatal depression. Baby blues are the strongest on the 3-5 days after childbirth, but they are thought of within 1-3 weeks and do not require medical attention. post partum depression (PPD) is a more severe condition, usually occurs in the first few weeks after birth, but may develop later in the year. The features of PPD include stress, hopelessness and panic attacks. It may be characterized by a lack of interest in the baby, lack of competence, problems with the child's support, and suicidal thoughts. Symptoms include: heartbeat, PPD does not go away on its own, the mother is in need, needs medical attention, needs medication and / or psychological treatment.While baby blues affect about 60-70 percent, postpartum depression mothers report between 10 and 15 percent. The development of PPD it is influenced by several factors: the method of birth, its survival, school history, family history, body mass index, and even the season of childbirth can influence the onset of the disease, says Medicalonline Those who have suffered from PPD in the past are more prone to recurrence of childhood depression after childbirth, as well as women who have a life-threatening mental illness, low risk of developing a child with PPD , unemployed, the birth was traumatic or had a cesarean section if the baby was premature. Predictors also have a high body mass index. Boston researchers have studied slightly more than 20,000 women for two years and have found that at what time of the year are they born. Research has shown that women with a higher proportion of PPDs who were born in the summer or fall, were far less likely to suffer from depression. Researchers think that the winter period prematurely puts people in the middle of the wall, so mothers are less likely to isolate the postpartum period.