Every 8 Moms, one would develops a Postpartum Mood Disorder. (PMD)
Tell me, who can really stand with your own baby if she wants to be hugged all the time, when you have daily chores needs to be done? You can do cooking, laundry, and cleaning with one hand, and holding your baby with the other – once in a while. But everyday? Meh.
If you see your couple needs to relax from that pressure, the best thing you can do is take over his or her task, and tell your couple to take a break.
Even Tom Cruise’s diatribe on national television against antidepressants and Shields’s use of them wound up doing a lot of good by bringing the postpartum-depression discussion into America’s living rooms, says Birdie Gunyon Meyer, R.N., the president of Postpartum Support International (PSI), a nonprofit organization that promotes awareness, prevention, and treatment of mental health issues related to childbirth