PSYCHOSIS AFTER BIRTH: A MENACE

Updated: Jan 12, 2021

She screamed frantically as she held her baby in her arms; a few minutes after delivery. What followed was a brief period of speech babbling and a loss of consciousness, in the premises of her compound after a home delivery. She was awakened by the gush of water on her face by onlookers and surprised neighbors. Her response however belittled the little optimism they had after their feeble attempts at resuscitating her. Her incomprehensible giggles and groans pushed them into a state of disbelief and panic. Was the baby the cause of this havoc? Could the journey of pregnancy have carried a weight greater than her mind could bear? Let’s find out as we delve into Post-Partum Psychosis…using a story from a cold Monday Morning.


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