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In the days and first few months following your child's birth, how are you feeling? You might be like 13% of new American mothers. You are overwhelmed by mood swings that lead to excessive crying, you don’t have a desire to hold or cuddle your baby, and you’ve lost all joy and pleasure in the activities you used to love. If you are experiencing these and other symptoms, you may be depressed. Read more to find out how to manage this difficult season in your life as a new mom.
If you came in to see one of our Evanston therapists or had a telehealth appointment, we might suspect you were dealing with depression if lately, you’ve just felt off. You don’t want to go anywhere or do anything. Your friends check on you to make sure you are doing okay. You’d rather just stay in and not do anything. If your friends convince you to hang out with them, you never really have a good time.
Life has just hired you to do the hardest, most stressful job that you have ever had. You feel constantly overwhelmed and underprepared. Never has a job required so much of all of who you are; never have you felt the least in a position to give it.