baby blues


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A brief period of anxiety, mood swings and sadness which occurs in some women after delivery and usually resolves within a week

baby blues

An Americanism for the fleeting episodes of misery and tearfulness which affect about half of all pregnant women, especially those having their first baby.
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According to the NHS, only around one in 10 women were thought to suffer from baby blues.
I understood that her husband was not even aware of baby blues and PPD (postpartum depression).
She made a distinction between the so-called baby blues and postpartum depression.
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Who knows, by then he might even have Baby Blues of his own.
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