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...mes of new mothers to help out and check on the emotional and mental stability of the mother as well as the rest of the family (Beck 48). This is an idea that should be implemented in the United States to help out women who have already experienced postpartum depression and have had another child or to new mothers who may not realize what they are experiencing.
Before leaving the hospital after giving birth, the new mother as well as family members should be given a pamphlet describing the basics of postpartum depression as well as providing information regarding ways to receive help. Being realistic with patients is imperative so that they know should it occur, it is not their fault and can be treated with the right help and support. “Mothers should never feel they are being judged by clinicians. They should not be shamed for their thoughts or emotions” (Beck 49).
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