Contains stories from ten women about their illnesses – of varying degrees of severity – and subsequent recovery. Includes chapters on how their partners coped and supported them, practical advice and conclusions, the professional view, the myth of perfect mothering and a chapter summarising common factors in the ten cases. The book is presented in easy to read, small chunks and is ideal for dipping into.
An easy read and Brooke is very good at describing how she was feeling at the time despite being successful, healthy, in a loving relationship and with a very supportive family.
An easy read and an amazing story! Tina suffered greatly in her own childhood and had long bouts of depression before becoming a mother. She suffered from PND after her first child but it was after her second that she really fell apart.