Depression. Although 1 in 4 adults will experience mental illness in any one year, depression is still a taboo subject. I felt very uncomfortable telling the people closest to me about my depression, and likewise they found it a very awkward conversation. I want to share my story with you and be proud that I’ve had depression and I am getting better … no more awkward silences.
I've had many more hits on my blog today, I assume after antenatal depression was spoken about on This Morning. I am so glad that awareness of this is being raised! I'll pop up a link to the interview once it is posted on ITV's website. There is also a great article on Netmums here: http://tinyurl.com/cu6avbp Here is my personal story of antenatal depression: