Social Work Programs

August 14, 2010

Postnatal Depression

Filed under: postnatal depression — Tags: — admin @ 3:46 pm

postnataldepression Postnatal depression is a term used to describe a certain type of depression which occurs after a woman gives birth. It is common for women who have just went through childbirth to go through a period of feeling depressed or sad, however it can be a serious medical condition which requires proper treatment. The depression which a woman experienced after giving birth can be minimal or more severe, depending on the situation. There are many different factors which play into just how bad the depression is, including the body’s chemistry. I recently had two clients this summer going through this and it can be very debilitating. (more…)

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