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02 August 2017

Volume 25 | Issue 8

ISSN (Print): 0969-4900

ISSN (Online): 2052-4307

We need to talk about maternal mental health

In June 2011, Emma Cadywould gave birth to her first child, a first grandchild for her parents and a nephew for her sister. For the next 6 months, despite all appearances to the contrary, Emma suffered from severe postnatal depression that resulted in her death by suicide (Royal College of Midwives (RCM), 2017).

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