Postpartum Depression & Anxiety
Between hormonal swings, lack of sleep and a crying baby, the feelings of motherhood can be profoundly confusing. As a new mom, it’s hard to know why you feel the way you do. Negative, persistent, unwanted feelings can often be linked to Postpartum Depression (PPD).
In the United States, PPD is the most common complication associated with childbirth. It is also one of the least talked about conditions because many women feel shame. Furthermore, many women do not recognize that their negative feelings could be PPD. The fact is PPD is extremely common. The CDC says that 1 in 9 women experience PPD.
Women with PPD often experience one or more of these symptoms:
- Anger, Rage, Irritability
- Brain Fog
- Scary Thoughts
- Empty or Void Of Feelings
- Physical Symptoms (racing heart, stomach aches, headaches, insomnia)
At Union Square Practice, we help postpartum women suffering from:
- Postpartum Mood Disorders (PPMDs)
- Postpartum Depression (PPD)
- Postpartum Anxiety/OCD
- Postpartum Psychosis
Depression is treatable. At USP, we analyze each case and develop a treatment plan with the goal of helping you feel your personal best. Depending on the client, we recommend therapy, medication or a combination of both.