New mothers and people close to them should know the warning signs of postpartum depression.
- trouble enjoying your baby or yourself
- trouble sleeping;
- crying jags and feeling sad;
- lack of appetite or big weight gain;
- feelings of guilt or worthlessness;
- feelings of hopelessness,
- and scary thoughts of harming you or your baby.
If you have any of these warning signs, or know a new mother who exhibits them, get help immediately