What Is Postpartum Depression?

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4. Postpartum Psychosis

Another associated condition is postpartum psychosis. The symptoms of the condition are somewhat more severe although, thankfully, it is also rare. Symptoms will typically show within the first week after the baby has been delivered, and they will often involve paranoia. The patient can also experience disorientation and they may also have delusions and hallucinations.

They can also have difficulty sleeping while they can also have excess energy levels. The patient may also develop excessive thoughts about the baby, and they may also attempt to harm their baby, or themselves. The patient should be found assistance as soon as possible, especially considering their actions may pose a real threat to themselves and their baby.

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