new mum

When motherhood is not all it's cracked up to be.

Last week was Perinatal Depression and Anxiety Awareness Week.

Did you know that:

·         14 percent of new mums and 10 percent of new dads are diagnosed with postnatal depression each year?

·         10 percent of mums-to-be and five percent of dads-to-be are diagnosed with antenatal depression.

·         And an even greater number are believed to struggle with significant parenting related anxiety.  

These numbers are BIG - but they don't worry me.