• "It's not easy to break through the walls of isolation which depression throws up. But depression does lift..people do recover."

  • "PND can strike at any time, regardless of the birth experience, and can be the result of other upheavels in life"

  • "THE MUM NEEDS TO FEEL ABLE TO SHARE HER FEELINGS WITH PEOPLE SHE CAN TRUST AND WHO WILL UNDERSTAND, NOT JUDGE HER."

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Depression

What is Post Natal Depression?

Postnatal depression 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 looking forward to having this baby, and now I feel utterly miserable. What's the matter with me?
The labour went beautifully - much better than I expected, and everyone's been marvellous, especially Jim... So why am I not over the moon?

These women are not ungrateful or unmotherly, they are experiencing one of the most common complications of childbirth, from which too many women still suffer unnecessarily in silence - Post-Natal Depression.

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Post Natal Depression Ireland

At Postnatal Depression Ireland our mission is to provide support, help & friendship to those suffering from the effects of Post Natal Depression. We have been providing these services free of charge for 25 years & hope to continue to do so long into the future.  


Upcoming Events


Dec 13

Coffee Morning

12:00AM

Starbucks near Tesco's, Mahon Point Shopping Centre

Jan 20

Support Meeting

08:00PM - 09:00PM

Parentcraft Room, Cork Maternity Hospital

Dec 7

North Kerry Support Group

08:00AM

Listowel Family Resource Centre
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