The birth of a new child is an enormous life transition. Many expectant parents often feel a mix of joy, anticipation, worry, and the pressure to do the best for their new child. After giving birth, many new parents are told they will experience a deep love and joy that is special to bringing a new life into the world. Up to 80% of women who have given birth experience the "baby blues," which refers to a period of moodiness and tearfulness. This phenomenon resolves within a c
When you think of depression, what comes to mind? If you are like most people, you probably imagine someone who is sad all the time. However, depression can look very different depending on the individual. The symptoms might be subtle or look like another problem, and these differences can also depend on your age, gender, or culture. The problem with this is that many people don't recognize these issues as symptoms of depression, leading them to get help for the wrong issue.