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.
For the people closest to those suffering, there is often a disconnect, a wall that is built around the sufferer that seems impenetrable.
A recent study has reported on a somewhat surprising link, finding that gestational diabetes increases the risk of PND in first time mothers.
"You are Not alone," Kim Chen wrote in the heartfelt Facebook post, two months after his wife, Florence Leung's, death.
Motherhood burns you down, but it rebuilds you too.
New research reports that 74 per cent of mums don't want to admit they aren't coping, and therefore don't seek support or treatment.
When Adele spoke this week about the agony of postnatal depression, it brought back awful memories.
I asked the therapist who helped my wife whether I might have depression too, but she just about laughed me out of the room.
From the outside it looked like Allison Goldstein was blissfully happy. She had a new baby, a loving husband, and was part of a close knit-family.
Returning to work after having a baby can be daunting, and when you're experiencing postnatal depression or anxiety it can seem even more overwhelming.
The classic image of a newborn baby happily nestled in the proud parents' arms is one we are all familiar with. Many of us are lucky enough to have one on the mantelpiece, but some families miss out on taking this photo.
Your guide to support and resources for postnatal depression, anxiety and other kinds of antenatal and postnatal mental health.