What is postpartum depression?: Postpartum depression (PPD) is a form of depression that occurs following the birth of a baby.
It can affect non-biological parents: Contrary to popular belief, PPD can also affect adoptive parents.
Causes and risk factors for postpartum depression: The exact cause isn’t clear, but some factors may contribute.
Baby blues: The baby blues typically manifests as sudden crying, and will usually clear up on its own.
Postpartum mood disorders don't always show up immediately after the birth: Symptoms can start to show within a few weeks of childbirth.