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Postnatal Depression

Postnatal depression is a type of depression that many parents experience after having a baby.

It's a common problem, affecting more than 1 in every 10 women within a year of giving birth. It can also affect fathers and partners, although this is less common.

It's important to seek help as soon as possible if you think you might be depressed, as your symptoms could last months or get worse and have a significant impact on you, your baby and your family.

With the right support, which can include self-help strategies and therapy, most women make a full recovery.

More information from the NHS website

Pandas Postnatal Depression Support - www.pandasfoundation.org.uk

 


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Contact details

Children's Centre:  01252 350225

Email: childrenscentre@ash-grange.surrey.sch.uk

Address: Ash Grange Children's Centre and Primary School, Ash Church Road, Ash, Surrey GU12 6LX - Map