Research indicates that at least one in ten new mothers experience post-natal depression, yet there is little help available to sufferers. The book raises awareness of the illness and the destructive effect it can have on individuals and families. It offers positive suggestions and practical advice, based on personal and professional experience.
Cover Page; Other Books; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Forewords; Preface; Acknowledgements; The Contract; Introduction; 1. Cara; 2. Rosemary; 3. Jane; 4. Julie; 5. Pippa; 6. Laura; 7. Gail; 8. Jenny; 9. Sarah; 10. Veritee; 11. Summary; 12. The Other Half; 13. Post-Natal Illness: The Professional View; 14. Practical Advice and Conclusions; 15. The Myth of Perfect Mothering; 16. Light at the End of the Tunnel; Useful Addresses; References; Index
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