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.
"I was shocked and horrified that I'd had this thought. That's not me."
Queensland women at risk of serious perinatal mental health issues will be able to receive care without being separated from their babies at a new unit on the Gold Coast.
Chrissy Teigen is refreshingly honest about parenting, but the model has kept her postnatal depression diagnosis and treatment private until now.
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.