How a gynecologist can help in battling depression post-pregnancy?

Being pregnant and delivering a newborn baby brings lots of mixed emotions. And you don’t understand whether to be happy, sad or angry. You may be seemed confused regarding the feelings and emotions associated with post-pregnancy. 805 of mothers suffer from severe mood swings during their pregnancy. These mood swings occur due to hormonal changes after delivery. Not getting proper time to look after yourself causes a mother to deprive on the emotional roller-coaster.

Mild depression and anxiety are common in new mothers but if it does not recover after a few weeks you must consult medical advice from your gynecologists. Instead of celebrating your baby ‘s birth you are exhausted and feel like crying.

Causes of depression after pregnancy:

  • Hormonal changes in the body after childbirth leads women to health issues and may lead to postpartum depression.
  • When a woman gives birth to a baby she undergoes physical and emotional changes. Gaining of weight after delivery may leave you insecure regarding your physical attractiveness.
  • The stress of caring for your newborn baby can often lead you to depression.

You can cop up with this problem by consulting your gynecologist who will advise you tips to recover from this problem. First a fall, you should create a bond or attachment with your baby which enables a child to feel secure enough to develop fully. Because when you are attached to your baby your mood swings change with that of the baby. Like if your baby is happy you also feel happy. Recognizing and responding to each other’s emotional signal is important for a healthy relationship. It makes you happy and also benefits in releasing endorphins and you feel more confident in being a mom.

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