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Stephen Donnelly confirms opening of two additional specialist menopause clinics
A total of six menopause clinics will be rolled out nationwide this year.
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'One of the worst years of my life': Woman awarded €8k in unfair dismissal case
The woman criticised the firm’s attitude towards her mental health, as she had postnatal depression after her child was born.
Opinion: Postnatal depression filled me with an all-consuming, terrifying and explosive rage
When you think of ‘depression’, feelings of sadness and anxiety might come to mind – but anger is powerful (often overlooked) emotion.
Opinion: On motherhood, postnatal depression, and being kind to yourself
Looking back, there is so much I wish I’d known. Yes, we were told life would never be the same again, but that doesn’t even begin to cover it.
Opinion: Post Natal Depression – should it discourage you from ‘going again’?
Literally tens of thousands of women out there must find themselves in a similar predicament to my own. Yet I have never seen or heard it openly discussed. Ever.
Column: Living with someone who's depressed is hard – partners need support too
The biggest learning curve my husband and I have taken from my mental health problems is that without communication, depression will win, writes Fiona Kennedy.
Column: Some talk about the ‘magic’ of childbirth. To me, it was horrific.
For new mothers, the pressure can be so overwhelming it makes you ill. Lynn McDonald Byrne describes her experience of postnatal depression.