Postnatal depressionTreatment

Speak to a GP or your health visitor as soon as possible if you think you might have postnatal depression.

overview

Postnatal depression is a type of depression that parents can have after having a baby.

symptoms

Symptoms of postnatal depression include constant sadness, lack of energy and difficulty bonding with your baby.

treatments_overview

Things you can do, such as resting and relaxing whenever you can, may help with postnatal depression. Some people need talking therapy or medicines.

Page last reviewed: 10/12/2018
Next review due: 10/12/2021