Introduction: Postpartum psychosis


Postpartum psychosis: Rare psychosis following childbirth.

Postpartum psychosis: The term postpartum depression describes the range of physical, emotional, and behavioral changes that many new mothers experience following the delivery of their babies. Symptoms of this condition can range from mild to severe. A new mother's depression may be a mild, brief bout of "baby blues"; or she may suffer from postpartum depression, a much more serious condition. In some cases, new mothers may have postpartum psychosis, a relatively rare but severe and incapacitating illness.1

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1. excerpt from Postpartum Depression Fact Sheet: NWHIC

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