Here’s a heartbreaking article I read about postpartum depression: ‘I only loved one of my twins’: The shocking confession from a depressed mother.
Luckily for Sophie Richards, she was able to seek and get help. This story has a happy ending, but so many women struggle alone, and sadly they and their families are suffering.
By the way, although depression is commonly associated with women after birth, it is common during pregnancy as well. Click here for more information on postpartum depression and where to seek help when necessary. You can also look at Mayo Clinic’s website or the American Academy of Family Physicians.