There are a number of myths surrounding postnatal depression, some of which helped Megan Blandford ignore her own PND for so long. Here's why so many PND myths just aren’t true.
Up to 80 percent of women will experience the 'baby blues' in the days following their child’s birth. But for some women, the feelings of sadness aren’t just about ‘feeling a bit down’ – they’re a sign of postnatal depression.
If a woman's principal feeling toward her child is disinterest, it may be a sign of postnatal depression.
'Being in a psychiatric ward without my baby felt like hell': mums explain the importance of mother and baby mental health units
Mothers explain why Mother and Baby Mental Health Units are so important.
Postnatal depression is much better understood today. Not so its darker sister, postnatal psychosis.
"I had daddy depression."
While childbirth is often a joyful event, it rarely unfolds exactly how we think it will.
Brigid Glanville took time off work to have her second child, Clementine, but in the months following the birth, things started to unravel.
Rage is often followed by feelings of guilt, shame and secrecy.
I am a mother and I have depression.
She is understandable nervous about suffering the same fate again.
Mums and bubs singing groups can help reduce the severity of postnatal depression, a recent study suggests.