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How long does postnatal depression last? Do hormones take a long time to settle. I had my son 13 months ago

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Dr. Elizabeth Finley-Belgrad
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
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In brief: Can be a long delay

Depression is considered potnatal( parting) if it begins up to 1 year after birth .
Intervention( often including medication) may be necessary for resolution. Exercise, appropriate nutrition including a good multivitamin supplement and definately fish oil can also help-at least 1000mg of a good quality fish oil i would also recommend evaluation by a psychiatrist -at least a counselor.

In brief: Can be a long delay

Depression is considered potnatal( parting) if it begins up to 1 year after birth .
Intervention( often including medication) may be necessary for resolution. Exercise, appropriate nutrition including a good multivitamin supplement and definately fish oil can also help-at least 1000mg of a good quality fish oil i would also recommend evaluation by a psychiatrist -at least a counselor.
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