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We need your help to support thousands of families suffering with pre or postnatal illnesses.
It is only within the last twenty years that prenatal (antenatal) depression has been associated with pregnancy. Prior to this, postnatal depression was the only ‘depression’ linked to pregnancy.
Giving birth can be disappointing or traumatising, and depending on your own experience it may have made you feel out of control and frightened.
Even though symptoms of postnatal psychosis can include depression, the illness its self is completely different to postnatal depression.
Research showed that 21% of Dads had a depressive episode within the first year of the baby being born.