Postnatal depression

Postnatal depression (PND) is one of the most common and disabling maternal medical complications due to its symptoms in the mother, as well as for its consequences on maternal functions like feeding, nurture, and emotional bonding. One in ten mothers will have postnatal depression during the first year of life of their newborn child.

Postnatal depression explained in first person

Professionals and patients explain how you live with the disease
50% of women with postpartum depression will be completely better within a year. Although there is a percentage of women who continue to have some chronic symptoms of depression, especially if they have not received proper treatment.
It’s key, it’s key. A woman with postpartum depression shouldn’t go without treatment.

Substantiated information by:

Alba Roca
Anna Torres Giménez
Lluïsa García Esteve
Susana Andrés Perpiñá

Published: 7 May 2019
Updated: 7 May 2019

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