Mental Health
CATEGORY: Mental Health Awareness course

Becoming a Parent and the Effect on Mental Health

Course Access: Lifetime
Course Overview

“Starting a family is a milestone in many people’s lives. It can also be a stressful time and many parents experience mental ill health. The most common mental health problems experienced during pregnancy and after birth are anxiety, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), however some women can experience more severe symptoms such as postpartum psychosis” (Mental Health Foundation, 2019).