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How is postpartum depression self-diagnosed?
9 doctors weighed in

Dr. Jeff Jacobs
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
4 doctors agree
In brief: It should not be
Post-partum depression is a serious, potentially life-threatening medical condition that needs to be ruled out by a qualified professional and is a medical emergency, as in get to the emergency room, by ambulance if necessary, if the woman has thoughts of killing herself or others, or seems to have lost touch with reality.

In brief: It should not be
Post-partum depression is a serious, potentially life-threatening medical condition that needs to be ruled out by a qualified professional and is a medical emergency, as in get to the emergency room, by ambulance if necessary, if the woman has thoughts of killing herself or others, or seems to have lost touch with reality.
Dr. Jeff Jacobs
Dr. Jeff Jacobs
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Dr. Susan Feingold
Clinical Psychology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Call your physician
Contact a mental health professional with specialization/expertise in assessment and treatment of postpartum depression.
Although you can look to see if you have symptoms, it is best to have this assessed by a qualified mental health provider. You can also contact postpartum support, international at www.Postpartum.Net.

In brief: Call your physician
Contact a mental health professional with specialization/expertise in assessment and treatment of postpartum depression.
Although you can look to see if you have symptoms, it is best to have this assessed by a qualified mental health provider. You can also contact postpartum support, international at www.Postpartum.Net.
Dr. Susan Feingold
Dr. Susan Feingold
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Dr. Chevies Newman
Obstetrics & Gynecology
In brief: Different take
A subjective feeling of depression is a clinical part of assisting for depression; insomnia, daytime fatigue, etc.
If you feel that you are depressed than you are. Treatment needs to occur or it may well get worse. Hang in there.

In brief: Different take
A subjective feeling of depression is a clinical part of assisting for depression; insomnia, daytime fatigue, etc.
If you feel that you are depressed than you are. Treatment needs to occur or it may well get worse. Hang in there.
Dr. Chevies Newman
Dr. Chevies Newman
Thank
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