Ever seen a Mother Trying to kill her child? Postpartum Psychosis

What Is POSTPARTUM PSYCHOSIS?

Before we define this, let’s breakdown the phrase “Post Partum Psychosis.”

• POST – After
• PARTUM – Childbirth
• PSYCHOSIS – Mental Problem

After Childbirth Mental Problem

Hope you have understood its meaning… Let’s continue

It is a serious problem but a treatable type of mental infection that takes place after having an infant. It can happen “Out Of The Blue” to ladies who have by no means had any cerebral disease before. It usually occurs in the 1st few days to few weeks after birth

Other forms of “After Birth Mental Problems.

PostPartum Psychosis

POSTPARTUM BABY BLUES:

It happens in approximately 80% of moms after childbirth. It’s a feeling of disappointment and moodiness after delivery.

It is due to the following;

Change in hormones after birth
Stress
Isolation
Tiredness
Change of hormones

Signs:
Feel sad
Feel moody
Have problem sound asleep

Home Remedy
Sleep well
Take out time for your self
No alcohol or drugs
Baby Blues usually go away on its very own inside a week. No need for medications but if it doesn’t, See your doctor.

MOTHERS MUST KNOW: HOW TO MAKE BABY LIQUID SOAP

POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION:

Depression that happens after childbirth. It’s more intense than “Post Partum Baby Blues.”

Signs include:
Mood swings
Excessive crying
Difficulty bonding with baby
Withdrawal from family
Loss of appetite
Inability to sleep or napping too much.
Hopelessness
Anger
Panic attacks
Thoughts of harming yourself or the infant etc.

This is an “Emergency” due to the fact if left untreated, it can last for months or longer and the kid won’t get good maternity care.

Post-Partum Psychosis
It’s a rare condition that takes place after the first few weeks of delivery.
The signs and symptoms are very extreme. More like full-blown “madness.”

Signs include:
Excessive strength and agitation
Hearing and seeing matters that are not there.
Confusion
Sleep disturbances
Attempts to harm herself or the toddler.

It may lead to life-threatening thoughts or behaviour and calls for IMMEDIATE TREATMENT.

Women go through a lot. They deserve all the love and care during pregnancy and after delivery.

 

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