So you ask, what the hell is Postpartum Psychosis???

I’m reblogging this post from the website, “Oh No, Mummy’s Mad,” about a woman’s experience with postpartum psychosis. It gives an insider’s look into the mind of a mother who has experienced this. Check it out!

Oh no mummy's mad!

Postpartum Psychosis is hell on earth basically, but I guess I could elaborate a bit more.

It’s a rare but serious mental health illness that can affect a woman shortly after giving birth. It affects 1 to 2 women in 1000.

I found that hard to believe at first as I had never heard of it, it was never spoken about at my midwife checkups or by the midwives or health visitors after having Kayden. I still have never met someone in person who has had it, other than the mums in the unit who was in there at the same time as me, but I was too drugged up and busy taking messages from god at the time to remember their names and faces.

The NHS describe it as a serious mental illness which must be treated as a medical emergency. If left untreated the woman can become very…

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