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The baby blues: a type of depression

The baby blues: a type of depression

It’s something 85% of new mothers go through, but it can be overwhelming. The baby blues is not an illness, and it usually disappears as quickly as it appears. So what is it exactly?

Giving birth is a life-changing experience, physically and mentally. The changes you go through are really significant.

The symptoms of the baby blues vary from one woman to the next and can often bring totally unexpected reactions in new mothers.


Sarah Horrocks
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