Postnatal depression (PND) can affect a woman following the birth of her child. It is also not uncommon for this illness to affect fathers. About one-third of mothers will have developed the symptoms of depression during pregnancy. These symptoms include tiredness, anxiety and irritability.
Taken from our Mood Matters Parent & Baby course, these videos showcase real stories of mental health during pregnancy and parenthood.
How did depression affect you?
How do you look after your mental health now?
AWARE is the depression charity for Northern Ireland and the only charity working exclusively for those with depression and bipolar disorder.
Aware Defeat Depression, known as AWARE, Queen Street, Londonderry, Northern Ireland, BT48 7EQ, Company No: NI30447. Registered with the Charity Commission for Northern Ireland with charity registration number NIC100561