Baby blues: A common temporary psychological state right after childbirth when a new mother may have sudden mood swings, feeling very happy, then very sad, cry for no apparent reason, feel impatient, unusually irritable, restless, anxious, lonely and sad.
Let's see how many symptoms I have...
Lack of sleep: Check (Who doesn't have lack of sleep with a newborn?)
Lethargy (no energy): Check
Loss of appetite: Check
Unusual cravings: Nope.
Feeling unrested even after sleeping: Check
Anxiety and worry: Check. Big time
Feeling overwhelmed: Check. Another big time.
Confusion and nervousness: Check. I can't even remember what day it is or where I put my water glass
Lack of confidence: Check. They gave me this baby and expect me to know what to do with it?
Unusual concern over physical changes: Nope
Not feeling like one's self: Check
Crying more than usual: Check
Hyperactivity or excitability: Nope
Unusual Irritability: Check. Lack of sleep does that.
Poor bonding with baby: Nope.