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What is the best way to deal with a spouse dealing with post-partum?

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Dr. Pam Yoder
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
6 doctors agree

In brief: Take it seriously

Patients who had pregnancy complications, a difficult delivery or even an uneventful pregnancy with a healthy newborn can go through postpartum depression.
It must be taken seriously and not treated as simply the "baby blues". I will share this very important question with experts in diagnosis and counseling for additional information for those concerned about family members' moods after delivery.

In brief: Take it seriously

Patients who had pregnancy complications, a difficult delivery or even an uneventful pregnancy with a healthy newborn can go through postpartum depression.
It must be taken seriously and not treated as simply the "baby blues". I will share this very important question with experts in diagnosis and counseling for additional information for those concerned about family members' moods after delivery.
Dr. Pam Yoder
Dr. Pam Yoder
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Dr. Douglas Bey
Psychiatry

In brief: Be supportive

Post partum depression is frequently a terribly frightening illness.
The mom may hold her baby & have no feelings 4 it. U need 2realize she is very ill & needs intensive psychiatric care & close observation.

In brief: Be supportive

Post partum depression is frequently a terribly frightening illness.
The mom may hold her baby & have no feelings 4 it. U need 2realize she is very ill & needs intensive psychiatric care & close observation.
Dr. Douglas Bey
Dr. Douglas Bey
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