- Mood swings.
- Feeling overwhelmed.
- Reduced concentration.
- Appetite problems.
How long did your baby blues last?
Most people experience baby blues 2 to 3 days after the baby is born. They can last up to 2 weeks. They usually go away on their own, and you don’t need any treatment. If you have sad feelings that last longer than 2 weeks, tell your health care provider.
Can you get delayed baby blues?
Delayed postpartum depression, also known as late-onset postpartum depression, can affect women up to 18 months after delivery. It can even appear later than that in some women, depending on the hormonal changes that occur after having a baby.
Is it normal to feel like you have the baby blues in the beginning of pregnancy?
During pregnancy, hormone changes can affect brain chemicals and cause depression and anxiety. Sometimes, pregnant women don’t realize they are depressed. They may think they have symptoms of pregnancy or the “baby blues,” which many women experience right after birth.