Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Postpartum depression, commonly known as postnatal depression, is a temporary depression associated with childbirth, affecting nearly 80% of women during the first weeks after pregnancy. In relatively rare cases, postpartum depression may affect men as well. Researchers believe that postnatal depression could be caused by changes in the mother’s body and her hormone levels during and after pregnancy, as well as by financial difficulties, unplanned or unwanted pregnancy and others. To find out more about the condition read this book.