(CNN.com) About 10 percent of mothers experience postpartumdepression, severe emotional difficulties following the birth of a child, according to the Mayo Clinic.
Doctors do not know why some women have deep sadness and anxiety in the weeks or months following birth and others do not. They suspect a combination of environmental, genetic and biological factors contribute, but every woman is at risk, said Karen Kleiman, founder and director of the Postpartum Stress Center in Rosemont, Pennsylvania.
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