Baby Blues Syndrome

According to the data, about 80% of all pregnant women and new baby experience baby blues syndrome. Generally baby blues syndrome appeared in the first week after birth and symptoms can persist up to 3 weeks old.

Baby blues syndrome is not a disease or disorder. Many people think that pregnancy is always a pleasant experience at all times. Though pregnant women may experience stress and depression in varying degrees, with symptoms of fatigue, changes in appetite, insomnia, and so forth. The problem is, depression is often considered a normal part of pregnancy, so that both pregnant women and their families to seek help or find the right treatment so that expectant mothers through pregnancy can be better.

Similarly, mood disorders and postpartum depression. The condition is mainly caused by the rapid hormonal changes that affect brain chemistry, physical and emotional stress face and during childbirth, fatigue and physical discomfort during pregnancy and childbirth, emotional instability after pregnancy and childbirth, the emergence of awareness and concern about the increased responsibility , lack of sleep, lack of partner support and disillusioned with the baby is born. Factors other stress can occur due to moving house, exposed to illness, financial difficulties, and social isolation.

Conditions hormonal ups and downs often make women who experience it to be helpless, because it can not predict what will happen. Because every time he . many will feel anxious, and at other times he felt depressed and paralyzed. In addition to mood instability, other symptoms that often happens is easy to feel sad, anxious, difficulty concentrating, feeling helpless, and need more attention from the people around him.

Basically, all the symptoms you are having a normal adjustment process for postpartum conditions. So actually you do not need any treatment. Hormones will balance itself. All you need to live life is to socialize with family, friends, relatives, fellow other mothers, take time for yourself and plan for the division of responsibilities in the care of children and household duties with her husband. Another case if you had gone into the category of major depression. Often characterized by worry, anxiety, and excessive sensitive (easily upset, irritable, or angry), always felt fear, helplessness, sleep disturbance, fatigue and frequent physical complaints as a result are not clear, not comfortable with the baby, loss focus and concentration, loss of interest for fun, appetite changes, and significant changes in body weight. If it is considered very , you can ask for medical help, or psychologist, with therapy, counseling, yoga, or a combination of these methods. If necessary, you can be helped with anti psychologist.

Therapy and appropriate medication can help you to be more calm and easier to sleep or rest, in order to more quickly recover physical condition. Because if not handled properly, will hinder a mother’s ability to function normally in their daily life. In addition, the well-being of infants were also affected.