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Post-natal depression: Are the signs still being missed?

As many as one in five new mothers suffer from post-natal depression but some leading doctors say post-natal checks may be too rushed to pick it up.

In a survey by the parenting group NCT and online forum Netmums, made available to BBC News, nearly 30% of new mothers said their GP had not asked them about their mental health at all.

Hugh Pym reports

  • 07 Oct 2014
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