Jakarta, CNBC Indonesia – Recently, a viral video of a woman allegedly almost throwing her baby onto the Pasar Minggu Station Commuter Line (KRL) rail, Jakarta, due to baby blues, last Saturday (2/9/2023).
According to Indonesian CNNKAI Commuter External Relations & Corporate Image Care Manager, Leza Arlan, stated that the woman intended to attempt suicide by jumping onto the rails when the KRL was passing due to family problems.
“From the results of mediation between KAI Commuter officers and the user and his family, the user apologizes for making a mistake and trying to end his life,” said Leza, quoted on Tuesday (5/9/2023).
Based on CNBC Indonesia’s monitoring, a number of Indonesian netizens still do not know and understand the definition baby blues that the woman allegedly experienced.
What are baby blues?
According to Healthline, baby blues is a woman’s period of emotional instability a few days after giving birth. Generally, baby blues characterized by feelings of sadness, anxiety, stress, and extreme mood swings. About one and four mothers in the world experience baby blues.
Until now, it is not known exactly what causes baby blues. However, experts say that this happens due to post-delivery hormonal fluctuations or uncertainties.
After giving birth, the body will experience extreme hormone fluctuations to help a mother through the recovery period, return the uterus to normal size, and increase lactation.
Besides, cause baby blues in the mother it is also thought to be due to irregular sleep schedules and extreme lifestyle changes after giving birth.
Usually, symptoms baby blues begins two to three days after delivery. In some cases, baby blues it will disappear by itself in about ten days. However, there are also cases baby blues reaching weeks postpartum.
Here are the common symptoms baby blues postpartum that must be recognized.
1. Easy to cry for no apparent reason
2. Experiencing mood swings and irritability
3. Feeling no emotional bond with the baby
4. Feeling the loss of good times in life
5. Worry or worry excessively about the health and safety of the baby
6. Easily feel anxious
8. Difficulty thinking clearly and making decisions
Not a perpetrator, this is the number 1 cause of divorce according to studies