Planning another baby after experiencing perinatal anxiety and depression
Mother’s Day is a wonderful opportunity for mums to reflect on their journey to becoming a mum. If they’re lucky, they can look back and celebrate it.
However we know that for many women their experience of becoming a mum wasn’t easy. About one in five will have experienced perinatal anxiety or depression, a serious mental illness that occurs during pregnancy and in the first year after birth.
It’s a treatable illness, and with the right support most mums recover and move on with their lives, going on to enjoy a happy and healthy parenthood.
If this is you, all power to you! But what happens if you’re planning another baby? What if you really struggled with a previous child, either during pregnancy or after the birth, and you’re worried you may encounter similar problems again?
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