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Baby Blues

The Baby Blues is a normal condition following the birth of a baby.  Four out of five new mothers will experience one or more of the symptoms of the Baby Blues.  The Baby Blues are mild.  It can start a few hours after birth, usually peaking on day three to four.  The symptoms are usually gone in a couple of days up to two weeks.  The new mom needs support and encouragement during this time.  No medical treatment is needed.

Symptoms:

  • Sad and teary

  • Irritable

  • Overwhelmed

  • Anxious