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20 Tips For Coping With Postpartum Depression

3. See A Mental Health Professional
Whether or not you opt for a medical intervention, you will want to look at counseling. Psychotherapy, also known as "talk therapy," is considered a first line of treatment for PPD. It's common to begin with weekly appointments, although they may be more or less frequent.

Your counselor will provide a safe place for you to talk about your feelings, beliefs, behaviors, and history. According to WebMD, they can help you look at things differently as well as change thoughts and behaviors — both of which will help you feel better.