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Post-Partum Depression

Postpartum depression (PPD) is one of the mental health complications that may arise following childbirth. 

The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders Fifth Edition (DSM-5) defines postpartum depression as a depressive episode with moderate to severe severity that begins four weeks after delivery and can last up to 12 months after childbirth.

Risk factors:


If you think you or someone you know may be depressed after delivering a baby, please seek help or direct them to the support they need.


Article by, 

Dr. Norizan Othman




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