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Baby blues and more: Recognizing and coping with postpartum mood disorders  
Abstract:  This handout explains the "baby blues" and talks about longer term postpartum mood disorders. It offers tips for things you can do to feel better, and for how partners, families and friends can help. Many local resources are included. This document is a chapter in two birth books: "Pregnancy and Giving Birth" and "Caring for Yourself and Your New Baby."
Author: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Publisher/Date/Rev:  University of Washington Medical Center, 2003, April 1, 2017
UWMC Availability:  Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC); Maternity and Infant Center (MIC)
General Topics:  Pregnancy, Childbirth, & Infant Care; Mental Health
Specific Subject(s):  Self Care; Postpartum Care; Mothers; Depression; Coping
Language(s):  English; Spanish
Audience:  Women; Partner; Patient
Format: Brochure
Reading Level: Moderate
Cost: Unknown
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Health Online Citation #2675

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