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Postpartum Mood Disorder Workshop

 

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CONTRIBUTING FACTORS


Marital Status

  • Single Mother
  • Separated from Partner

Fatigue & Lack of Sleep
Low Self-Esteem
Lack of Support
Prenatal Depression
New Immigrant
Infant Temperament

Life Stresses

  • Financial
  • New environment
  • Relationship
  • Living Situation

Prenatal Anxiety
Unplanned/Unwanted Pregnancy
History of Depression
Undependable Childcare
Maternity Blues
Emergency C-Section

SYMPTOMS OF DEPRESSION

SYMPTOMS FOR MOTHER’S SYMPTOMS FOR FATHER’S
  • Loss of appetite
  • Insomnia
  • Intense irritability and anger
  • Overwhelming fatigue
  • Lack of joy in life
  • Feelings of shame, guilt or inadequacy
  • Severe mood swings
  • Difficulty bonding with your baby
  • Withdrawal from family and friends
  • Thoughts of harming yourself or your baby
  • Ongoing physical symptoms, like headaches, digestion problems or pain
  • Problems with concentration and motivation
  • Increased anger and conflict with others
  • Increased use of alcohol or other drugs
  • Frustration or irritability
  • Violent behaviour
  • Losing weight without trying
  • Isolation from family and friends
  • Being easily stressed
  • Impulsiveness and taking risks, like reckless driving and extramarital sex
  • Feeling discouraged
  • Increases in complaints about physical problems
  • Ongoing physical symptoms, like headaches, digestion problems or pain
  • Problems with concentration and motivation
  • Loss of interest in work, hobbies and sex
  • Working constantly
  • Frustration or irritability
  • Misuse of prescription medication
  • Increased concerns about productivity and functioning at school or work
  • Fatigue
  • Experiencing conflict between how he thinks he should be as a man and how he actually is
  • Thoughts of suicide

Help is available.

Join a group workshop today or review other resources available online or throughout your community.