If you are already at an earlier child suffered from postpartum depression – the risk is even 40 percent. If she suffered from bipolar disorder, the risk may even reach 60 percent.” – lists psychologist. He added that women and their surroundings, which are located in these risk groups should consider the plan as soon as possible preventive and think about how to provide assistance, if postpartum depression appeared. Among the risk factors are also social issues. Postpartum depression often suffer from young mothers who are under 25 years of age, mothers who have niewystraczajace support in the environment, or face difficulties in the relationship with your partner – tells a psychologist. He adds that it is not uncommon for fathers or depression after the birth of a child. “It’s a bit thinner, but in the West it is said that this phenomenon affects 10 per cent.
Fathers. Men also face the new challenges, the fact that postpartum lifestyle changes, the relationship with your partner,” – he says. You can also talk about cultural risk factors of postpartum depression. “More and more often it happens that the mother spends almost 100 percent. Time with a newborn baby. This is a situation unthinkable before. In traditional societies, the mother spent 60-70 percent of newborns. Time.
Formerly childcare pulled out between more people – grandmothers, aunt, sister “- suggests psychologist. Those close to her mother helped to deal with a child and taught how to respond to their needs. N