10 From GEM:
10 Tips To Battle The Baby Blues
I’ve gone through three pregnancies and I experienced the baby blues only with my first one. I remember being intensely happy at the hospital, but after a day or two at home, BAM! All of a sudden I felt a terrible sense of dread, anxiety, fear, unhappiness, mood swings, and oh, gawd, what was I thinking having a baby? I would cry for no reason and every reason. Most surprising of all—I had no control over the way I was feeling. I couldn’t just pep talk myself out of it. My depression lifted in its own time (two weeks) but there were some things I did to get through it.
If you’ve just had a baby, read on for 10 things you can do to battle the baby blues. Pass this article along to someone you know who might be struggling with a case of the baby blues.