" This is an illness that take away women's ability to access joy... right at the time when she needs it needs it most" Dr. Katherine Wisner
Having a child can be one of the most exciting but also most stressful time in your life. Postnatal depression affects mothers and fathers and can could be caused by a combinations of factors.
Most common contributing factors are: past history of depression and /or anxiety; a difficult pregnancy and/or labour; sleep deprivation; problems with breastfeeding and having unrealistic expectation about motherhood and fatherhood.
Adjusting to the changes of having a baby can be challenging and difficult and having an experience psychologist to help you through this time is crucial. Postnatal depression is treatable and Psychologists' Corner can assist you during this journey.