baby blues


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baby blues

1. A usually brief period of sadness, anxiety, and mood swings experienced by a large percentage of women after giving birth. When I had the baby blues after having my first child, I would find myself crying without knowing why.
2. Blue eyes, especially those that are light blue. I just had to ask for Sean's number after I got a glimpse of his baby blues—I'd never seen such striking eyes before!
See also: baby, blues
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This thornless, trailing blackberry cultivar came from the same breeding program as Baby Blues and was also released in cooperation with the Oregon State University's Agricultural Experiment Station.
Symptoms of postpartum depression lurk longer than those of the baby blues and can be more wide-ranging.
RESULTS First round: Ysgol Glantaf OB 34 Corsham RFC 5; Old Breconians 0 Cardiff Baby Blues 40; Old Penarthians 36 Glamorgan Wanderers Youth 12; Whitchurch HSOB 24 Wales Deaf Sevens 0; Kratos Titans (Cardiff), holders, 38 Old Illtydians 0; Blackwood OB 21 Voyagers 19; Cardiff & Dist.
The baby blues aren't associated with depressed children.
They were The Tigers, of Woolwich, who beat Cardiff Baby Blues 21-19 in the Plate final, and Covenant Brothers, of Southampton, who lost to Titans 38-5 in the main event's second round.
BABY Blue has packed his trunk for the biggest adventure of his short life.
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Baby Blues remains a gem among comic strips, both in that its characters are permitted to age with the passage of time, and in that it remains as fresh, funny, and all-too-insightful of the human condition as it was in its inception.
The artist's untroubled creative id was particularly vivid in the dozens of discrete objects that populated a wall of small shelves, delicately cloddish sculptures looking like something from the workroom of Franz West's little sister: tiny houses and containers and doll-like protuberances, all made from ad hoc combinations of craft-basket bits and bobs in taffy pinks, baby blues, and creamy yellows, sewn and glued and pinned together, then sugarcoated with glitter and lace.
Symptoms of the baby blues, including impatience, irritability, restlessness, and anxiety, usually are mild and typically disappear within a few days after onset.
The widely reported rift between her and husband Jude Law can't have helped matters and just when she seemed to be getting over the baby blues, depression has struck again.
Help her cover up that big ol' zit, and remind her about her killer baby blues.
But at the party, she looked sophisticated in white wide slacks, a peplum jeans jacket, her flaxen hair dyed dark brown, her baby blues rimmed with kohl.
The lenses can turn baby blues into wild cat eyes or those of an alien.
But men say they share the baby blues - they just do not like to admit to it.