Mental Health Awareness Week: "I Was Convinced My Baby Deserved a Better Mom

Mental Health Awareness Week: "I Was Convinced My Baby Deserved a Better Mom

At the end of maternal mental health awareness week, Alexandra Vanotti details her experience of post-natal anxiety and the help she received - which she describes as a godsend. My sister was on honeymoon in South Africa when my baby boy was born. It was almost a fortnight before she was due home and I had an overwhelming fear that my baby would die before my sister got a chance to meet him. In my mind, over the coming weeks and months my beautiful baby died a thousand deaths. This, despite his clean bill of health. You may have twigged...

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