I Was Mentally Incapable Of Looking After My Child
“It soon became very clear I was mentally incapable of looking after my child.”
..or PND, is a term used to cover feelings of depression after having a baby. At first many women are tired, feel unsure and are not able to cope when they come home from hospital. This normally passes within a couple of weeks. However, for mothers with postnatal depression, things do not improve:
I was so afraid that there’d be something wrong with her? Perhaps, I’m not cut out to be a mother?