The changes you go through after having a baby can leave you sad, anxious, afraid, or confused. These feelings are sometimes called the “baby blues,” and they’re very common. In fact, about 8 in 10 new mothers experience some form of baby blues — usually during the first 2 weeks after delivery.*
Postpartum depression is more serious, and can last a year or more if untreated. There’s no single cause for it, but the physical, hormonal, and emotional changes that go along with childbirth all play a role. Just like we did during your pregnancy, we’ll check in with you often to see how you’re feeling. If you’re struggling with depression, we’ll connect you with the care you need.