Although postpartum anxiety does not exist as a stand alone diagnosis, symptoms can be overwhelming and debilitating to some new moms. If you are experiencing any symptoms of anxiety or depression while pregnant or after giving birth, be sure to contact your health care provider. Help yourself or someone you know find support. Symptoms can be treated, and do not need to be tolerated, ignored, or silenced.
Read more about this “hidden disorder” in an article by Catherine Pearson in the Huffington Post.