You are not alone.

My name is Delphi. When I found out I was expecting in 2003, it was a huge shock when my midwife, Zoe, told me she thought I had ante-natal depression; I was suffering with poor mental health in pregnancy. It was a shock, because I would have described myself as a cheerful and positive person, … More You are not alone.

The importance of breath

A lot of work is being done to raise awareness of better mental health, but depression continues to carry a stigma with it.  Which is why when the words depression and pregnancy are mentioned in the same sentence, people find it hard to understand.  And yet the growing number of women reporting anxiety, depression and stress-like symptoms whilst … More The importance of breath

Sarah’s Story

Below is a real life article which has been submitted for publication with kind permission of the author and the copyright is owned by this website.  Please do not use the content of any of these articles without express permission of Depression-in-pregnancy.org.  Unfortunately we cannot endorse the content of any third party websites to which this article … More Sarah’s Story

Delphi’s Story

I married young at the age of 19, exactly a year after my father passed away.   I kept my promise to my dad to marry, much to the nervousness of my mother who said it would never work. At the age of 20 I had a planned, and blissfully uneventful, pregnancy giving birth to … More Delphi’s Story