The first thing a woman hears after the birth of a child is numerous congratulations from family and friends. And the whole environment seems to impose a state of happiness on the young mother. But what if she experiences completely different emotions?
According to statistics from the World Health Organization, about 13% of women who give birth suffer from postpartum depression. Despite the fact that these figures indicate frequent cases of this disease, many mothers are embarrassed or afraid to discuss their feelings with others. Often, relatives do not even have time to understand that help is needed.
Fear for a child, disbelief in one’s own strength, contempt for oneself, loneliness are signals about something deeper and more dangerous, which can lead to tragic consequences. The main thing that a woman should do for the sake of her child is to take care of her own psychological comfort.
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