Depression After Childbirth: How to Recognize, Treat, and Prevent Postnatal Depression

The “Blues”Even then, Dr. Dalton described depression with increasing degrees of severity. The most common was called, “maternity blues”, “baby blues” or “postnatal blues”. It would start within 3 to 10 days post-delivery, but would pass. The “blues” presented with lots of tears and crying, with a sudden onset and often with no apparent reason. … Read more