What Causes Postpartum Depression?

Question by Shayla: What causes postpartum depression?
wouldn’t mothers be happy they aren’t pregnant any more, happy to meet their baby, and take care of their baby, and just happy in general? that would be my prediction so I’m confused as to why mothers become depressed. what causes this depression? is there any cure?

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Answer by Parapraxis
We don’t know. But the idea of massive hormonal change is one of the primary issues for a woman who has just given birth.

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