Post Pregnancy Depression – A New Mother’s Unwanted Visitor

This post was originally published on Bella Naija. May 10 was Mother’s day, and May 11-17 is Mental Health Awareness Week 2015. So in honour of both, I’ll be talking today about a major mental health issue that affects mothers: “baby blues” and post-pregnancy depression. “Hey honey, did you sleep?” Iyabo stared back at her husband. “Oh, darling.” He came over […]

“Baby blues” & post-pregnancy depression

I did a series of tweets in honour of Mothers Day, addressing common mental health issues that new mothers face, but which often go unrecognised by both the mothers, their doctors and those who love them: baby blues and post-pregnancy depression. (And a mention of post-pregnancy psychosis.) Enjoy! [View the story ““Baby blues” & post-pregnancy depression” on Storify]

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