Postpartum depression can hit as many as one out of five new mothers up to a year after giving birth. Yet some still get fired.
Depression. Anxiety. Bipolar disorder. OCD. These mental illnesses are not often thought of in the same context as a new baby. The latter is more likely to be linked with smiles and celebration. But recent research shows that these disorders or a combination of some can develop in as many as one in five women in the year after giving birth.