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    dealing with my wifes postpartum depression
    An_243782 posted:
    can anyone please tell me w
    how to help my wife get through this
    momuv4girls responded:
    Encourage her to talk to her Dr. about her depression, she may need medication and/or someone to talk to outside the home.

    This is a link for the book Brooke Shield's wrote about her battle with postpartum depression.

    Maybe reading it will give you (and your wife) some insight and let her know she's not alone in her struggles.

    Take care!
    Chris_WebMD_Staff responded:
    Hi and welcome,

    I'm sorry you and your wife are having a rough time. Yes, as our other member Momuv4girls, has suggested it's a good idea to encourage her to get some help. Make sure she gets to the doc or even mentions it to her OB/GYN. He/she will point her in the right direction. Please see the slideshow from WebMD that I have posted on the top of this page about this very thing.
    I hope that helps. Please check in with us as you can.
    Best of luck to you both and congrats on the new baby!

    When the world says, Give up,
    Hope whispers, Try it one more time.
    ~Author Unknown
    sweetypie295 responded:
    Studio 5 - Five Normal Feelings a New Mom has after Giving Birth The birth of a baby can trigger a roller coaster of emotions for new moms. I thought this may help some.

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