30 min

Me, my baby and psychosis: Jess and Matt's story The Backstory

    • Health

Season 5 Episode 6


Jess and Matt had an excellent birth but then things started to go a bit weird, Jess just wasn't herself. Matt had been warned that women can be very affected by hormones after the birth, but this was extreme. It turned out that Jess was suffering from postpartum psychosis a mental illness that comes on just after having a baby. When baby Albert was taken in to hospital with jaundice it became clear that he wasn't the only one that was ill and Jess needed very specialist care which wasn't readily available...


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Help and support:
- Action on Postpartum Psychosis (APP) and APP forum
- Association for Post Natal Illness
- Mind: what is postpartum psychosis?
- PANDAS Foundation UK
- Royal College of Psychiatrists: postpartum psychosis




Music credits:

Main theme:
Title: Nancy
Author: Grimo (http://www.gosoundtrack.com/the-team/)
Source: www.gosoundtrack.com
License: CC By 4.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
 

Incidental music
Title: Light Thought
Author: Kevin MacLeod
Source: incompetech.com
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License


Title: Evening Fall
Author: Kevin MacLeod
Source: incompetech.com
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License


Title: Marrakesch
Author: Phillip Gross
Source: http://freemusicarchive.org
License: CC By 4.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)  For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Season 5 Episode 6


Jess and Matt had an excellent birth but then things started to go a bit weird, Jess just wasn't herself. Matt had been warned that women can be very affected by hormones after the birth, but this was extreme. It turned out that Jess was suffering from postpartum psychosis a mental illness that comes on just after having a baby. When baby Albert was taken in to hospital with jaundice it became clear that he wasn't the only one that was ill and Jess needed very specialist care which wasn't readily available...


You can support us with likes, shares and reviews.


Help and support:
- Action on Postpartum Psychosis (APP) and APP forum
- Association for Post Natal Illness
- Mind: what is postpartum psychosis?
- PANDAS Foundation UK
- Royal College of Psychiatrists: postpartum psychosis




Music credits:

Main theme:
Title: Nancy
Author: Grimo (http://www.gosoundtrack.com/the-team/)
Source: www.gosoundtrack.com
License: CC By 4.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
 

Incidental music
Title: Light Thought
Author: Kevin MacLeod
Source: incompetech.com
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License


Title: Evening Fall
Author: Kevin MacLeod
Source: incompetech.com
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License


Title: Marrakesch
Author: Phillip Gross
Source: http://freemusicarchive.org
License: CC By 4.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)  For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

30 min