- constant tiredness or exhaustion,
- sleeping problems,
- lack of appetite,
- disinterest in new baby,
- lack of motivation,
- panic attacks,
- feelings of isolation,
- sense of feeling overwhelmed,
- loss of sex drive,
- guilt, and
- physical signs of tension, such as headaches, stomach pains or blurred vision.
Some of these symptoms are unavoidable with a new baby. If you persistently experience more than one of these symptoms, which may also include feelings of anger, please contact your early childhood nurse, doctor, or a counsellor as soon as possible.