Postpartum Depression: The latest information on symptoms, causes, treatment, risks, and resources

Until recently postpartum depression has been controversial in the medical community and poorly understood by the general public. Historically women experiencing this debilitating and dangerous condition were subjected to guilt and shame of being "bad" mothers and not being able to "just snap out of it" shortly after childbirth. Fortunately there has been a lot more publicity and awareness of this illness in the last twenty years partly due to many mor...