One- third of mothers would describe their birth as traumatic. Many women develop a mental health problem during pregnancy or postnatally. The stress or going through a complication in a pregnancy or a difficult birth can result in postnatal depression and/or post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Many women will seek help for their child who might have suffered an injury but often forget the importance of their mental health. We put together some resources that can advise and support with following:
Post natal depression
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)