Further advice and support

Women who have experienced or are experiencing postpartum psychosis may find the following charities and forums helpful:

Action Postpartum Psychosis

The Association for Post Natal Illness

PANDAS (Pre and Postnatal Depression Advice and Support)

Postpartum psychosis can be stressful and distressing for partners, too. It can be isolating and lonely if both their baby and partner is in hospital.

If you are struggling to cope because your partner is going through an episode of postpartum psychosis or recovering from this, don't be afraid to get help yourself.

Talk to a mental health professional involved in your partner's care, or approach one of the above charities.

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Medically Reviewed by a doctor on 21 Dec 2018