Postpartum depression: How nurses can helpShared by:
Postpartum depression (PPD) is the moderate to severe depression experienced by some women after deliver. It may occur any time during the first year after delivery. In most cases, it occurs within the three months after delivery. The inconsistencies in their moods will disrupt the bonding process between mother and child, and child who is insecurely attached to his mother is at risk for multiple developmental difficulties and delays. As such, for the sake of both mother and child, it is important to detect this condition in mothers, and nurses play an important role here.
8 Feb 2017 - General