Postpartum psychosis

What is Postpartum psychosis?

It is a psychiatric condition occuring in some women after delivery.Women can become irritable extreme mood swings and hallucinations are characteristic.It is sometimes called puerperal bipolar disorder.

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Trying to find a doc who deals with postpartum psychosis in XXXXXXX area. Sister needs help and is being run through the system. Any suggestions or...

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Explained below.

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Post-partum psychosis can be easily managed by any psychiatrist....

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I am 33 weeks pregnant and would like to breastfeed my newborn. However, I am taking Lamictal (400 mg) for bipolar II disorder. I cannot come off...

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Hi dear,

Lamictal contains lamotrigine.
This drug is secreted in breastmilk, and can cause adverse effects like skin rash, drowsiness and poor...

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I had my 3rd baby 12days ago. I lost my mother just over a year ago. I am feeling very very down, sick to my stomach, unable to eat, panicky, &...

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Postpartum depression more likely possibility.

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Baby blues are indeed very common...

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