Postpartum depression is a temporary depression that occurs in women after a pregnancy and childbirth. Many new mothers experience symptoms of postpartum blues, which include sadness, anxiety, tearfulness and trouble sle... More »

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A study conducted by the CDC found that between 11 and 20 percent of women who give birth experience postpartum depression in the first year, explains Postpartum Progress. However, because of the shame associated with th... More »

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Postpartum depression can cause a wide range of symptoms, including sleeping problems, appetite changes, anxiety and fatigue, according to WebMD. Sadness, irritability and concentration problems can occur as well. More »

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Postpartum depression can cause a wide range of symptoms, including sleeping problems, appetite changes, anxiety and fatigue, according to WebMD. Sadness, irritability and concentration problems can occur as well. More »

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Postpartum depression can last months if it is left untreated, notes the Mayo Clinic. Postpartum depression is a more severe form of "the baby blues." While the baby blues might last only a few weeks and don't require t... More »

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Common signs of depression in women include a persistent sad, anxious or empty mood; loss of interest or pleasure in activities; restlessness; and irritability or excessive crying, according to WebMD. Sleeping too much o... More »

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Menopause, childbirth, overactive or weak bladder muscles, pregnancy and nerve damage are among the common causes of urinary incontinence in women, according to MedicineNet. To diagnose the condition and determine its ca... More »

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