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13 Things To Do For Your Friend With Post-Natal Depression

Here are some things you can do to help.

Post-Natal Depression is as serious and indiscriminate as normal depression; it can affect any new mother and is difficult to process, diagnose, understand and treat. It can be confusing for not just the new mum but those around her too. If you suspect your friend has Post-Natal Depression here are some things you can do to help.

1. Ask them if they have Post-Natal Depression.

2. Tell them it's OK.

3. Insist on helping out.

4. Run their errands.

5. Treat them.

6. Talk to their partner.

7. Recommend resources for them.

8. Talk.

9. Say "I love you. You will beat this"

10. Help them feel human.

11. Make them laugh.

12. Bring them food.

13. Be silent.