Baby Blues and Postpartum Depression

The baby blues occurs between the third and tenth day after delivery. It is not correlated with a psychological concern for the mother and does not lead to a serious consequences for you or your baby, which distinguishes it from postpartum depression

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Baby Blues

Here you are...... 9 months of happy pregnancy, your dreams fulfilled, perhaps after years of waiting and baby has arrived in the world and everything went well and ... why am I crying?!

The baby blues occurs between the third and tenth day after delivery. It is not correlated with a psychological concern for the mother and does not lead to a serious consequences for you or your baby (which distinguishes it from postpartum depression). The baby blues shares however, some symptoms with postpartum depression: crying, insomnia, irritability and hypersensitivity. The baby blues rarely lasts more than two weeks. Between 30 and 75% of mothers are affected. It is not considered a psychiatric disorder. The baby blues is often short-lived, but while it lasts, it's truly unpleasant and destabilising for all the family.

Often the mother loses confidence in her maternal capacity, fatigue comes into play and a sense of "emptiness" after being so full. Body image of the new mother is challenged. Often feelings of sadness, doubt, anxiety are present. Abrupt hormonal change is a major factor in triggering the baby blues.

There is no need to undergo this difficult time. Sometimes women contain their emotions by being a little ashamed to be sad when they believe they should be at their happiest. Talk about it, it feels good not to be alone!

The hypnosis sessions can help regain emotional balance and the self-confidence required to restore the joy in motherhood and your femininity.

If the situation persists, it is no longer the baby blues but postpartum depression

Postpartum depression

Postpartum depression occurs in women after childbirth. It starts within the first 4 weeks and lasts at least six months after the birth of a child or even a year. Disorders can persist up to two years if the depression is not treated.

Postpartum depression occurs when wearing or psychologically stressful events (here the emotional and physical upheaval of becoming a mother) are added to a pre-existing vulnerability, all this also influenced by changes in female hormones during pregnancy.

The consequences for the couple, and in terms of the family, the social and professional environments can sometimes be considerable.

The hypnosis sessions "Overcoming Postpartum Depression" aims essentially to restore energy and some positivity to you the new mother, also to give you confidence in your ability to be a "good mother", knowing you can take good care of your child. Hypnosis aims to help the mother to "get back on her feet." After the hypnosis session you will have gained a feeling of wellbeing and you will recover your energy. Step outside the period where you feel overwhelmed, and you will live fully the pleasure of being a mother.

The number of sessions depends on the needs revealed in the first session, and the individual situation for each woman.

Session Duration 1h15

Price € 60 per session