What’s the Difference Between Post-Pregnancy Blues and Postpartum Depression?

by Kirsten Moss
5 years ago

If you’re feeling down after baby, it could be just the baby blues. But if they linger or even worsen, you could be the one in seven new mothers who experiences postpartum depression (PPD). So what are they? PPD symptoms linger and are generally more intense than those of post-pregnancy blues. They’re different for everyone, so if you’re experiencing any three of the symptoms in the second column, you should consult a physician.