PostPartum Depression in African American Women
Define Postpartum Depression
Effect on Maternal and Infant Bonding
Low income Status
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Postpartum depression, which is also referred to as postnatal depression, is a type of mood disorder that is associated with childbirth. The condition can affect both sexes (male and female). Symptoms of the postpartum depression include low energy, extreme sadness, crying episodes, change in eating and sleeping patterns, irritability, and anxiety. The onset of postpartum depression is usually between……………………