Two moms reveal what postpartum depression feels like — know the symptoms

Written by Sukanya Nandy
| New Delhi |
Published: August 13, 2018 1:31:31 pm

During postpartum depression, family support is what new mothers need the most. (Source: Getty Images)

“After delivering my daughter, I had the baby blues in the first month. This meant that I would start crying without a real reason, just being overwhelmed by the thought that I am a mother now. I realize now that I used to snap a lot during that time. I was irritated and vulnerable. I was attached and yet detached from my child. I took great care of her but the thought of feeling useless never left my mind,” says Anushka Bhartia, a blogger, about her experience as a new mother.

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