After adding the “Mom” title, two of the biggest issues moms deal with for the rest of their lives are the purple streaks running down their bellies and loose baggy skin. I know! I’ve had three, full-term pregnancies, and my stretch marks showed it. I was proud of them, but I also didn't want them to be the only thing people noticed about me and I definitely wanted to tighten up the skin around my belly.
Postpartum depression, sometimes known as the baby blues, is believed to affect between 10 to 20% of women in the United States. If you or someone you know may have postpartum depression, there are things that can be done to help. In this article, I'll go over what postpartum depression is, signs that indicate you may have it, and how to get help.