Another story that caught my eye today was this one, about Jessica Rowe's post natal depression:
I was interested in her revelation that she had thoughts of harming her baby. I wonder how common this is - I've certainly had moments when thoughts like this have popped into my mind. I've never felt like acting on them at all - I've put them down to exhaustion and not worried. I guess if they were there all the time I'd be concerned.
I admire her for speaking out - the image the media and public figures normally give us of motherhood is far removed from the day to day reality.
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