Seventy to 80 percent of new mothers experience mild "maternity blues" that begin on or about the third day following delivery.
Symptoms include tearfulness, sleeplessness, tension,
Some 10 to 20 percent of new mothers, however, move into a full clinical
In addition to the usual symptoms of
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