As you said, you have a pre-existing condition and you have recently given birth to a child. Only one of these, giving birth, would be enough to cause this type of depression and anxiety. You, however, have an additional component of bipolar disorder and, together, this can be a very difficult time for you, as I see it is.
Please be sure that your husband and your OB know the extent of your current anxiety and, possible, depression so that they can quickly help you. If you had been receiving some treatment from a psychiatrist prior to your pregnancy, consider putting a call immediately in to that person.
Your body is experiencing a change in hormones because of the birth, and we know that this will upset anyone's normal mood and anxiety levels. So, it is biological, and you do need some help now.
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