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The edge of reason: Motherhood after severe postnatal depression

By June 13, 2020No Comments

After trying to take her own life, one new mother came back from the brink. Here, she tells Sophie White about the gift of second chances and self compassion...

**Content Warning: The following article contains references to suicide and self harm.**

Some months after her first baby was born, Sarah* stood in her kitchen in the early hours of one of those terminal nights that new mothers know well. The nights that seem to go on without let up. By this point for Sarah, the nights had seeped into her very being. She felt . . .

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