I had my 3rd daughter a few months ago and am dealing with depression: Advice?

I had my 3rd daughter back in May. A couple of weeks after I have been depressed. Anxiety going crazy. I am trying to figure what is wrong. I love my babies. I am trying to figure out what is causing me to be depressed. I shouldn’t be depressed but I am. Please help.


It happens baby girl. Mabey postpartum depression. Go see the doctor. I take cymbalta. I feel way better. It doesn’t make you weak to get help. Best of luck. Hugs

It happens. Talk with your doctor. I had such bad anxiety and depression and got help because I was taking my anger out on my family. And it’s been amazing!

Call your doctor! It could be postpartum depression or your thyroid could be out of wack too!

It could be something as simple as your hormones being out of wack. Its nothing to be upset about it is normal to get depressed after a baby, its okay to seek help or be on medication, it happens way more than people think. I’ve been there and the medication really helps get you back to your normal.

Talk with your doctor.

Gosh dang hormones. It doesn’t matter if everything is good and you “shouldn’t be depressed” because those hormones control everything! After pregnancy they can be sooo out of wack, some women have it worse.

Hormones. Most likely anyways. Talk to your Dr and get some medicine to balance your chemicals. I take sertraline and did while breastfeeding too.

PPD mine kicked in at 2 months PP. Doctor gave me zoloft for 6 months & haven’t needed it since. Talk to your dr

PPD. I was like that and it took a lot to feel “normal” again. Take time for yourself. Give yourself a break. Take a walk. Not saying this will fix everything but it helped me a little bit. Then talk to your doctor. They may have something else for you to try.

Postpartum depression is real. I adored my baby but had trouble being around her. I was so out of wack it was unreal. I finally talked with my Dr and got help but it does crazy things and can be dangerous. Please seek help

Talk to your doctor. Only advice you should be taking online.

PPD and this whole virus and staying in probably isn’t helping

Everyone has a few blue days a month.(the blues) It’s normal. Definitely a chemical imbalance. And you definitely have an excuse for why you feel that way right now. My advice would be to improve your diet, exercise releases endorphins, and try to do things that make you feel… you. If things do not improve, then absolutely talk to your doctor.

Good thing is, it’s VERY common!! Try to relax and enjoy the tiny ones. I know it’s easier said than done, you will feel better with time, but reach out to a doc for meds if it interferes with your mommy duties :v:t3::heart:

Please call your Dr. Asap, went thru this myself after I had my daughter. It is common and treatable please don’t let it get any worse.

Talk to your Dr. Postpartum depression is nothing to play around with.

All this advice ur getting is great! Always remember you are NOT ALONE. Seek help, don’t keep anything bottled up inside or be ashamed of your thoughts and feelings. There’s help out there. And prayer works too :heart:

I had to be put on a medication for postpartum anxiety / depression. Go talk to your doctor.

I just had my 6 week appointment today and talked about my depression. I was so happy and chill during my pregnancy and then it all changed a week after i had my baby. I was prescribed Zoloft today.i had it with my first born as well. Don’t ignore it please call your Dr and tell them whats going on they will help you! Good luck momma you got this !:muscle::muscle:

Postpartum depression is definitely a thing and seems to be hitting people a lot worse right now with the Covid 19 issues

Its hormones, go to your obgyn and tell them, post partum depression is a real thing.

Do you have family close by ? That can come help
Out ? That will let you rest up

Speak to your doctor. They can recommend resources and/or medication to help you. Don’t feel guilty or beat yourself up. Feeling this way isn’t your fault, or something you did wrong, and it doesn’t make you weak. Go to your doctor, and they’ll help you get what you need to feel more like yourself again. I’ve been there, and so have so many moms, you’re not alone.

There is no reason. You are not crazy. It’s just post partum depression/anxiety. Don’t be afraid to reach out. Be gentle with yourself and understand how you’re feeling is 100 percent normal. I had it for two and a half whole years because of my inability to reach out. Don’t cause yourself that kind of harm. You are not any less of a woman or mother. If you ever need to talk to someone don’t ever hesitate to inbox me. You’re gonna make it through this.

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Are you getting the help needed to get you through another baby? I mean do you have a partner helping you with baby and kids? And if not then it’ll be the stress of not having that also the omg I just had another baby factor with all the sacrifices you have to make again and the feeling of you needing a little attention yourself again. All those feelings are normal. Your not nutz. A little pmd and hormonal crap but I think you need a hug and to be told, “it’s ok, everything will be alright”.

Your hormones are changing, it happens. Talk with your dr, ask for help, cry. If you ever feel like doing harm to yourself or your kids, call someone,anyone. This is something you should not deal with alone. This will pass.

Aww- hugs mama! I had that too and it just sucks! Talk to your doctor!!! It helped me just to get it out and have lots and lots of cries. I know mamas who ended up on medication and don’t regret it for a second! Start by talking about it with your doctor and go from there! Sending so many hugs

Go to a doctor and be honest with him talk to your partner parents who ever will listen talking helps

Depression and anxiety has nothing to do with a reason to be sad, so dont wreck your brain trying to connect the dots. Just talk to your GP - they’ll get you on the right track.

Baby blues. Dont suffer, get help, tell your doctor.

That would be post Partum depression. You don’t need a reason to be depressed. Reach out to your Ob about how you are feeling. Or your family doctor. There are groups and resources available along with medication that is safe if you are breastfeeding (If not, That’s perfectly okay as well. )

Post Partum Depression/Anxiety is real. Call your doctor…this quarantine hasn’t been great for having babies. It is normal but your doctor should be aware. I am just now feeling like I’m crawling out of mine and I had my baby April 8. It’s been rough. The times we are living hasn’t helped…it could be as simple as low progesterone and needing a shot of it, to needing meds for a few months or going away on its own. Be aware of it. Be mindful. Give yourself grace. But definitely tell your doctor. If it doesn’t get better after a bit, you will need help.

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Post partum depression is caused by a change in your hormones. Talk to your doctor now. It’s normal.

Everything everyone said already and maybe your vitamin D is low too

Hold up your head relfack with god when things get out of wack

Check out this link: Postpartum Depression

It’s NOT your fault. Go to the doctor. Get some meds if it will help.

Get help it can get worse life comes at you fast sometimes it will get better.i had it after 3rd baby …it just happens

I had the same and did not know what to do. My Dr helped. I did not want meds so we went the natural route with lots of supplements.