What Causes it?
There is no known specific cause, but this type of depression can be the result of multiple factors. Experts in this area believe that it might be biological due to the hormonal changes the body undergoes during and after pregnancy. Past experiences, social and financial circumstances can have a big impact and be a major contributor or catalyst for this type of depression.
Postnatal Depression can take several months or sometimes even longer to treat. If you think you might be suffering from this condition, the first step towards recovery is seeking professional help. When available, supportive family and friends can have a major impact on the recovery process.
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