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postnatal

[pōs′nād·əl]
(medicine)
Subsequent to birth.
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In addition, the responsibility of fatherhood, the anxiety of added expenditure, the insecurity of failure, any job stress coupled with sleepless nights, can all can add on to trigger a full on paternal post natal depression in a new dad, the experts say.
Edinburg Post Natal Depression Scale score, suggesting that vaginal delivery lead to a better physical health at 2 months after delivery and physical and mental health at 4 months after delivery16.
My pregnancies certainly weren't easy," says the mum of two, who is speaking out as part of this week's Post Natal Depression Week.
Figure 1 below shows the improvement in the antenatal and post natal care services among lactating mothers from year 1991 to 2009-10.
He believes there is not enough help for women suffering from post natal depression.
The source added: "She seems to have slipped into depression and may have post natal depression.
POST natal depression can affect up to 20 per cent of women.
Curley was involved in a heated on-air exchange with racing pundit John McCririck and presenter Luke Harvey after his horse had been pulled up after taking a walk in the market in the Association Of Post Natal Illness Handicap Hurdle.
But today she explained: ``My doctor diagnosed post natal depression and ordered me to take time off work.
New guidelines are being issued to family doctors across the county in a bid to make sure that mothers get vital expert support if they develop post natal depression.
I suffered from post natal depression and my doctor put me on a course of tablets which I have now finished, but I don't feel much better.