Dr. Dunnewold shares if a woman is more likely to have PPD/Postpartum Depression if she has suffered from clinic depression in the past.
Yes, women who have a previous history of either depression or anxiety, even if it wasn’t at a clinical level. If you got a little depressed when you broke up with the boyfriend at college or if you’ve always been a worrier, you are definitely more at risk for postpartum depression or anxiety.
About Dr. Ann Dunnewold, M.A., Ph.D.:
Dr. Ann Dunnewold is a licensed psychologist practicing in Dallas, Texas. With 25 years experience helping women cope with life issues, Ann assist in addressing parental guilt and worry, creating a balance between family, self and work, postpartum depression, couples counseling and more. She received her M.A. and Ph.D in counseling Psychology from Ohio State University and is registered by the National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology. Dr. Dunnewold uses an eclectic therapy approach to focus on the here and now and changes thinking to change behaviors.