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From TheJournal.ie 'One of the worst years of my life': Woman awarded €8k in unfair dismissal case WRC

'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.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Postnatal depression filled me with an all-consuming, terrifying and explosive rage Postnatal Depression

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.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: On motherhood, postnatal depression, and being kind to yourself Opinion

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.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Post Natal Depression – should it discourage you from ‘going again’? Pregnancy And Depression

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.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Living with someone who's depressed is hard – partners need support too Talk It Out

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.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Some talk about the ‘magic’ of childbirth. To me, it was horrific. Read Me

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.