Statistics show that depressed symptoms about 60% of all mothers. This should happen within 3 days after birth, the civil often say "three days after delivery stuffy." Most of this phenomenon until 5-10 days later, the symptoms will ease or disappear, so easily ignored by people.
It is noteworthy, because individual differences, environmental factors, "three days post-partum nausea" may induce more serious postpartum depression, the absence of the necessary mental health care, may sometimes lead to serious consequences.
In addition to possible self-mutilation, such as maternal suicide, sometimes cause harm to others. Once with the murder occurred in the United States: the murderer is a 30-year-old mother, as suffering from severe postpartum depression, even a wretched killed their four biological children, people are all shocked!
Prone to postpartum depression and the following several factors:
Hormonal factors: the puerperal women and estrogen and progesterone levels drop dramatically, and the activities and emotions are closely related to the reduction of catecholamine secretion, which is caused by an important cause of mental disorders.
Personality factors: the study found, with introverted, sentimental, loving people sulking than cheerful, lively and are more prone to postpartum depression.
Disease and other causes: postpartum prone to postpartum fever, urinary retention, weakness, lack of impact of breast milk and so on, such as the failure to timely treatment, persistent or worsening condition when all the factors that increase the depression. Family estrangement: normal-law, husband and wife are more emotional conflict, post-natal case of minor disputes or conflicts to occur, can cause symptoms of depression syndrome.
Although postpartum depression is mostly a transient, the symptoms will not be long, but still need to have timely maternal symptoms were patient and meticulous work to divert and persuade. This will help to eliminate anxiety and so on abnormal psychology.
One husband is a very important role, he should be more sympathetic to his wife in the early postpartum physical and psychological changes as arising from mood disorders, some little things to avoid quarreling with. While also more concerned about his wife's physical condition or illness, the infant feeding should also spend more on the heart. If it is found that the patients have more severe depressive symptoms, they should accompany it to the hospital for treatment as soon as possible. In short, to create a harmonious, warm family atmosphere, on the prevention of postpartum depression is important.