Pregnancy and Post-Partum Depression

Women with Crohn’s disease may be at an increased risk for developing mental illness after giving birth than the general population. It is important to remember that “Post-partum depression” is more than the “baby blues.” Hormonal and physical changes in the body combined with the responsibility of caring for a newborn can be overwhelming. 

Learn more about adjusting to life after giving birth and managing post-partum depression in our Fertility and Pregnancy section

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