POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION

Jul 9, 2008

POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION-

  • due to over unexpected fatigue she had experienced during labor and delivery
  • occurs on the first two weeks
SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS:
  • inappropriate response toward her baby and the family
  • rejects cuddling her baby
  • looks very tired
  • moody
  • refuse to care for herself
  • irritable
MANAGEMENT:
  • Helps personal hygiene
  • perennial care to prevent infection
  • refer to psychiatric physician

1 comments:

Charles said...

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