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Postpartum Blues

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Postpartum Blues

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Depressed Affect
Sad Affect

Depressed affect is one of the features of postpartum blues.


Tearfulness is one of the features of postpartum blues.


Fatigue is one of the features of postpartum blues.

Resolves in 2 Weeks
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Symptoms of postpartum blues start 2-3 days after delivery and usually resolve within two weeks.

Supportive Care
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Treatment of postpartum blues is supportive (address symptoms and patient education); these patients usually don't require hospitalization, antipsychotics, or antidepressants. Follow-up to assess for major depressive disorder with peripartum onset (postpartum depression) is crucial because this may require further psychological and pharmacological therapy.


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