According to the HSE up to 10% of people experience depression after the birth of a child. Only 25% of women with postnatal depression seek psychiatric treatment as part of their recovery plan.
Postpartum PTSD is a mental health condition that affects women following childbirth. The condition develops out of a traumatic experience that took place before, during or shortly after the birth.
Many of our colleagues at LloydsPharmacy have experienced the journey of pregnancy themselves, so we know how important it is to have the right information for what is best for you and your baby. Our teams are here to help you through your journey, at every stage. Here is what you need to know about Blood Pressure and Pregnancy.
A healthy, balance diet is important all year round but especially when you’re pregnant. However, there are a number of vitamins that we would advise taking before and while pregnant. Many of our colleagues at LloydsPharmacy have experienced the journey of pregnancy themselves, so we know how important it is to not only have the correct information but also fully understand why these vitamins or minerals are needed.
Nappy rashes are very common in babies, but some can suffer more than others. The rash may appear for a number of reasons including thrush infection, teething or a result of antibiotics, to something as simple as a wet or dirty nappy being left on too long.