Women Series: Postpartum Depression And Health Care for Women
Postpartum depression have been described as one of the leading mental health condition for women. Postpartum depression occurs after giving birth, and it involves a persistent low mood. It is different from the "baby blues" that many new parents experience.
A report by the WHO on Women's Health states that 1 in every 9 women are affected by postpartum depression. However, having postpartum depression does not mean that a mother does not love their baby.
It is a mental health condition, that can be treated and treatment when detected early. In this episode of the Women Series, Ayomide Oguntoye was joined by Dr. Philip Bamigboye to discuss Postpartum depression, the risk factors, symptoms, and how it can be treated.