Home > Medical > Depression > Post-natal depression Post-natal depression All sections in Depression » About Depression » Antidepressants » Anxiety Disorders » Care » Depression in... » ECT » FAQs » Health Tips » Living with Depression » Medico-legal Aspects » Depression News » Post-natal Depression » Psychotherapy » Real-life Story » Suicide » Support Groups Poor sleep ups postpartum depression Poor sleep after childbirth appears to increase the risk of postpartum depression, according to findings published in the journal Sleep. What causes PND? There is no single cause of Post Natal Depression. A combination of factors can contribute to the condition. How is PND treated? Medication, psychotherapy, and individual or group support can all help to treat Post Natal Depression. Talk Man Talk forum » Quiz Could you be bipolar? » Ask CyberShrink » Quiz Are you depressed? » Climate change hit list 10 salty food culprits Self-care What helps when you feel depressed? The Post Natal Depression Support Association offers the following advice. Happy event? When motherhood hurts Between 10% and 40% of women develop Postnatal Depression (PND). If one takes the lowest figure of 10%, there are at least 50 000 new cases of PND per year in South Africa. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Your retirement - a healthy mindset So many people, why so alone? You can still enjoy the sweet things in life Take the sugar test, it could save your life.