From a girl to a pregnant woman, and then to a mother, this change has caught many new moms off guard. In the case of insufficient preparation, it is easy to have various problems. For example, the baby is always crying when she is just born, and she doesn’t know what to do when she is just born, her new mother can’t sleep well at night, her spirit is not enough during the day, she has different opinions with her mother-in-law, and she has swollen milk and mastitis. Postpartum depression will affect postpartum recovery, and may turn to postpartum depression when the situation is serious. Therefore, new mothers should learn to adjust their emotions, prevent postpartum depression and postpartum depression.

Postpartum depression or postpartum depression

After a lot of hard work, I was finally promoted to a new mother, but this is not the beginning of everything OK. The crying of babies, the sudden change of roles, the shift of family attention Many factors make it difficult for new mothers to accept the major changes in their life, resulting in postpartum depression.

“Postpartum depression” refers to the phenomenon that new mothers often appear sad or irritable after childbirth. In fact, 80% of new mothers have experienced this kind of psychological experience from the peak to the bottom, which is due to the changes of hormone levels in the body of new mothers 2-4 days after delivery.

Generally speaking, postpartum depression comes and goes quickly. This kind of mood fluctuation usually relieves itself within two weeks. It is also part of the postpartum recovery process. But the new mother should be careful, if the low mood situation does not improve, or appears again a month after delivery, it may be postpartum depression.

At the beginning of postpartum, it is normal for a new mother to be depressed. Therefore, no matter the new mother himself or her family and friends, don’t blindly label the new mother as “postpartum depression”.

Postpartum depression don’t panic, know yourself and know your enemy, do a good job in prevention

The arrival of the baby makes every new mother heartily happy, although the baby’s crying, illness and other conditions make the new mother upset and depressed. However, most new mothers can quickly adjust their emotions and put their energy into taking care of their babies. However, some new mothers are more and more trapped in this kind of bad mood and can not extricate themselves from it. As a result, postpartum depression develops into postpartum depression.

Causes of postpartum depression

So far, there is no exact evidence to show which reason is the main cause of postpartum depression, but it is certain that the new mothers are far away from their relatives and friends because of their children, and the resulting alienation is an important reason for inducing postpartum depression. In addition, breast-feeding new mothers due to the day and night to feed their children, overwork, poor rest, it is also easy to have grievances, irritability, irritability, resulting in postpartum depression.

Specific manifestations of postpartum depression

Generally speaking, anxiety, loneliness and despair are the key symptoms of postpartum depression. In addition, the feeling of being trapped and deep fatigue is also a typical manifestation of postpartum depression. The symptoms of postpartum depression are the same as other depressive disorders. They are depressed, worried, sad and crying, timid and afraid, irritable and irritable. In severe cases, they lose the ability to take care of themselves and take care of their babies. They are pessimistic and desperate, and commit suicide.

The occurrence time of postpartum depression

Typical postpartum depression usually occurs within 4-6 weeks after delivery, but it does not mean that after this stage, it will not “come to the door”. In fact, there are plenty of new mothers who suffer from postpartum depression a few months after delivery.

Adjust postpartum mood, husband and wife work together

After experiencing the emotional ups and downs from tension to ecstasy and drastic changes in hormone levels, it is inevitable that new mothers will have a psychological gap after childbirth. How can ability adjust oneself postpartum mood quickly, have a look together.

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1. Learn basic baby care methods. Enjoy the time of child care with your wife every day. Even if it is a small matter, let her feel that you are together. You are her strong backing.

2. Don’t pay attention to the wife because of the arrival of the baby. Talk to the new mother more and learn the knowledge of child care together to avoid being at a loss and nervous.

3. If you ask your mother to take care of your baby, you must make a good balance and arrangement. Don’t let your wife do it hard. It’s the best love. Do a good job of communication between mother and wife.

4. No matter it is a boy or a girl, you should have the same love after birth. Don’t emphasize the expectation of the baby’s gender. It will hurt the new mother.


1. New mothers should know their physiological changes in advance, face them positively and rationally, and learn some parenting or nursing knowledge in advance.

2. New mothers should learn to ask for help from their husbands, family and friends. You know, at this time, everyone is willing to help you, as long as you say it!

3. Do a proper amount of housework and physical exercise. This can not only divert attention, no longer focus on the baby or upset things, but also make the body automatically produce happy elements, so that the new mother’s mood from the inside out happy.

4. New mothers should learn to create various conditions to let themselves sleep. Sometimes, even half an hour’s sleep can bring you a good mood. When the baby goes to sleep safely, the new mother should also seize the time to sleep, even if it is just to keep her eyes closed.

Postpartum depression to actively deal with, family should pay more attention to maternal, more communication with maternal, prevention of postpartum depression. New mothers themselves should also learn to restrain their postpartum bad emotions, know how to ask for help when they encounter problems, and believe that everything will be OK.


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