What are the “Baby Blues” and Postpartum Depression?


Becoming a mother comes with many different emotions. It is not unusual for new mothers to feel excited, happy, exhausted, and  stressed. Often, all at the same time!

For new mothers who experience postpartum depression (PPD), the transition to becoming a new mother can be extremely confusing, frightening, and lonely. Some mothers with PPD have difficulty getting the help they need.

Learn more about how organizations in Philadelphia are working together to find better ways to support new mothers with PPD.

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