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Postnatal Depression 'often unreported'
Rates of postnatal depression may be higher than previously estimated, a children’s charity has claimed today. Various medical sources estimate that around 10-15% of new mothers are affected, but according to the charity 4Children around 3 in 10 new mothers may experience the condition.
The figure is based on a new survey and report conducted by the charity in a bid to look at how postnatal depression (PND) is perceived and treated in the UK. According to the figures gathered by the charity:
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