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Feeling sad and anxious


You may sometimes feel sad or anxious after your baby is born, and this is common. This includes feeling:

  • teary
  • irritable
  • moody
  • constantly worried
  • overly sensitive

These feelings normally pass after a few days. If they last longer than 2 weeks, you should ask for help.

Where to get help

You can talk to your MCH nurse, make an appointment with your family doctor, or call: