Journey to Parenthood

Postpartum Anxiety: Symptoms, Identification, & Treatment

Postpartum anxiety (PPA) is more intense and persistent compared to new parent worry, and often the worry is not based on a real problem or threat. Postpartum Anxiety differs from Postpartum depression (PPD) because PPD includes being constantly sad accompanied by a loss of interest. Baby blues on the other hand is less severe than PPD and only lasts a few days.

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