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Postnatal depression

Many women experience the 'baby blues' after pregnancy, but when feelings persist beyond these early days, it may be a sign of depression.

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Fathers and depression

There is widespread belief that antenatal and postnatal depression (PND) are experienced only by women, but research and anecdotal evidence suggest that PND can affect fathers too.

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Postpartum psychosis

Postpartum psychosis is a serious mental illness that can develop soon after you give birth. If you or your partner might have postpartum psychosis, speak with a doctor immediately.

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Depression and pregnancy

Pregnancy can have its ups and downs, but lingering feelings of helplessness, isolation or negative thoughts may be a sign of antenatal depression.

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Baby blues

The baby blues are common in the first few days after giving birth.

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Birth trauma (emotional)

Birth trauma affects many women. But there are ways to reduce your risk of an emotionally traumatic childbirth, while support and treatment are available if you experience symptoms.

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6-week postnatal check

The 6-week postnatal check is an important opportunity to assess your mental and physical wellbeing and recovery after pregnancy and baby’s birth.

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Looking after your body after having a baby

Over the last 9 months, your body has had to change to accommodate your growing baby and preparing to give birth.

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Mum's first few days after giving birth

A lot happens in the first few days after the birth of your child. Find out what you can expect to happen.

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Your physical and emotional wellbeing

Bringing your baby home can be a wonderful time, but it can also be chaotic and exhausting. Life with a new baby is demanding and unpredictable.

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