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post natal depression

Postnatal depression is surprisingly common but often kept secret.
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Postnatal depression affects thousands of women every year. Learn more about the symptoms and what can be done to help.

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From the point of view of the sort of person we are going to be, 90% of the excitement is over by the time we are born. It is for this reason that we regard the care of the pregnant women, and this stage of life, as so important, because rapidly growing cells are so vulnerable to inimical influences, and if anything does go wrong, this can cast its shadow so far into the future

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1 in 7 women suffer from post natal depression

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PND affects over 1 in 10 new mums – a staggering statistic when you consider that children of mums with PND are more like to develop anxiety, low self-esteem and depression later on in life. #PND #Depression #PostNatalDepression

Post natal depression affects over 1 in 10 new mothers but is often hugely misunderstood or misdiagnosed as ‘baby blues’. For those with PND, it can be a hugely distressing time – feelings of immense guilt, hopelessness and confusion are common place. #PND #Depression #PostNatalDepression