Postpartum stress can derail a mother’s well planned day. Taking care of baby while daddy is at work can often feel overwhelming, especially when baby cannot be consoled. Call a friend to assist so you can take a break. Don’t go it alone. You need just as much care as your baby.
Postpartum stress should never be ignored. Postpartum stress if not dealt with could turn into Postpartum depression. Some of the signs and symptoms of postpartum depression include insomnia, loss of appetite, intense irritability, and difficulty bonding with the baby. These signs are letting you know that you need to let someone know how you are feeling and decide what further action needs to be taken.