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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[USA], May 6 ( ANI ): Less educated young parents are more prone to newborn baby blues, according to a study.
"Baby Blues is a vigorous, high-yielding, small-fruited, machine-harvestable highbush blueberry with outstanding fruit quality.
According to the NHS, only around one in 10 women were thought to suffer from baby blues.
Symptoms of postpartum depression lurk longer than those of the baby blues and can be more wide-ranging.
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The baby blues aren't associated with depressed children.
Ysgol Glantaf's first two matches both went to 'sudden-death' extra-time -they beat Cardiff Baby Blues 31-26 and then Llandovery OB 22-17.
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MUMS are set for a big push to raise cash to fight the baby blues.
Research in the US shows that as many as 10% of new fathers are hit by the baby blues that can affect 15% of new mums.
Symptoms can include sadness and tearfulness that last longer than the normal baby blues, poor concentration, feelings of inadequacy, disturbed sleep, lack of motivation, difficulty bonding with the baby and lack of interest in things you used to enjoy.
"Baby Blues" and "Tundra" are in and "Peanuts" reruns and "Rose is Rose" are out of the daily pages of the Journal Gazette/Times-Courier starting today.
A Although most women experience what we call the "baby blues" a few days after giving birth, postpartum depression is a far more serious issue.
Ideal for baby showers, a great antidote to baby blues, and sure to liven up parties and gatherings, 100+ Baby Shower Games offers suggestions for both before and after a baby's birth, to cheer up moms who may be close at hand or out-of-town.
Among the latest recommended picks: Baby Blues fans will relish Rick Kirkman & Jerry Scott's DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF CHILDREN (0740750054, $16.95), juxtaposing black and white and full color strips of the latest highlights from the 'Baby Blues' family-oriented comic strip about harried parents and demanding kids; Pat Brady's ROSE IS ROSE: RUNNING ON ALTER EGO (0740751271, $10.95), an aptly-named exploration of the Rose is Rose comic strip character who has two personalities: her conservative everyday demeanor and an inner wild 'motorcycle woman', Number 10 of Patrick McDonnell's Mutts comics is WHO LET THE CAT OUT?