Postpartum depression is more than just the “baby blues.” It is a diagnosable illness that can interfere with a woman’s ability to care for herself and her family.
According to the Center for Disease Control, postpartum depression affects approximately 600,000 women each year. It’s important that you don’t suffer in silence. Take advantage of the resources available to you through Postpartum Support International.
Treatment plans are different for every woman, but can include increased self-care, support groups, counseling and treatment of symptoms with medication when necessary.
Talk to your doctor and visit www.postpartum.net/colorado/ for more information on postpartum depression and to see the resources available to you.
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