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Is it possible to have postpartum depression show up 10-12 months after the birth of baby?

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Dr. Neil Liebowitz
Psychiatry
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In brief: Yes

Depression can have its onset at any time in life.
Post partum onset has little bearing other than most post partum depressions are transient but some are biologically related to hormone shifts. This may be delayed due to nursing which maintains high hormone levels which fall after weaning.

In brief: Yes

Depression can have its onset at any time in life.
Post partum onset has little bearing other than most post partum depressions are transient but some are biologically related to hormone shifts. This may be delayed due to nursing which maintains high hormone levels which fall after weaning.
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