Childbirth can be a wonderful life-changing experience, but for some women it’s followed by a period of intense mood changes. About 8 to …
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Dealing with postpartum depression

Childbirth can be a wonderful life-changing experience, but for some women it’s followed by a period of intense mood changes. About 8 to 20 percent of women experience postpartum depression after pregnancy. They become overwhelmed with anxiety, sadness, restlessness, or irritability, and may need to seek medical attention.

 

Have you experienced postpartum depression? We want to hear how you got through it. Put yourself on camera and tell us how you were feeling and what solutions you found. You could be featured on CNN.com in an upcoming article about the condition.

 

Update: This assignment is now closed. Thanks to everyone shared their stories, several of which were featured in this CNN.com story.

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