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Can postpartum depression cause women to feel changing emotions?

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Dr. Byron Law-Yone
Psychiatry
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In brief: Yes

Post partum depression is often accompanied by anxiety.
Anxiety over germ phobia, responsibilities of becoming a parent worrying about the child's health.Paranoid thoughts and delusions occur infrequently and require urgent care.

In brief: Yes

Post partum depression is often accompanied by anxiety.
Anxiety over germ phobia, responsibilities of becoming a parent worrying about the child's health.Paranoid thoughts and delusions occur infrequently and require urgent care.
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
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2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes,

Emotions can fluctuate strongly in the post-partum period, thought due to rapidly changing hormone levels.
In a significant number of women, a persistent depressed mood can set it, interfering with the natural joy and bonding of this time. When mood fluctuations turn into depression, treatment is essential.

In brief: Yes,

Emotions can fluctuate strongly in the post-partum period, thought due to rapidly changing hormone levels.
In a significant number of women, a persistent depressed mood can set it, interfering with the natural joy and bonding of this time. When mood fluctuations turn into depression, treatment is essential.
Dr. Jeffrey Satinover
Dr. Jeffrey Satinover
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