MHT Podcast | Survivor Series | Ep. 02: A mother’s rendition of “Baby Blues”

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Baby blues are common after childbirth, yet, not many mothers are aware of it. Similarly, there is little awareness regarding how to soothe yourself as a mother as well as the child when experience emotional ups and downs brought by baby blues. Furthermore, it is important to understand the difference between baby blue and postpartum depression. A mother should be aware of these subtle difference so that they can take appropriate help and support.

The speaker of this podcast, keeping her identity anonymous, shares the experience after child-birth in an Indian household. She is the mother of an 18 months old son and talks about what she went through psychologically and emotionally after giving birth to her first child.

At this podcast episode, she talks about some incidences that at first seem normal but can be greatly stressful for a new mother. Other important factors such as family support, both maternal and in-laws, husband’s role in managing the new adjustments are also talked about by the speaker of this episode. The speaker has also shared her tips and advice on how to manage baby blues caused after childbirth. These suggestions can also be helpful to women who are soon going to become mothers as well as family and friends.

Know More about Postpartum Depression in the article below:
Effects of Postpartum Depression on Child Development

About MHT Podcast | Survivor Series

The society and its individuals often misunderstand mental illnesses. Unlike physical health disorder such as arthritis, cancer or diabetes, symptoms of mental health disorder are discreet and sometimes not easy to construe. If you know a person suffering from depression, another person with the same illness might behave very differently. At MHT Podcast | Survivor Series, we have invited speakers who have personally experienced the struggles of bearing mental illnesses such as anxiety, depression, coping with bullying as well as traumatic experiences. These speakers belong to various cultural backgrounds and have a unique story to share. They can either choose to stay anonymous or can also share their identity.

These episodes of MHT Podcast | Survivor Series shall unravel their journey of treatment as well as living with a mental illness. This new podcast series by Mental Health Today aims at connecting mental illnesses survivors to the rest of the world. MHT podcasts wish to spread true awareness by sharing real-life stories of individuals living with mental illnesses. If you are someone who has lived a similar journey, you can join us on the podcast series. If you wish to join as a speaker for our next podcast, send us an email at: support@mentalhealthtoday.co.in

About MHT Podcast

MHT Podcast is an online audio based platform, by Mental Health Today, devoted to sharing information and awareness on mental health-related issues. MHT Podcast has a variety of series such as MHT Podcast | Therapy for Thoughts, MHT Podcast | Autism Support, MHT Podcast | Survivor Series, MHT Podcast | Bibliotherapy, MHT Podcast | Media Reviews, MHT Podcast | Psychology 101 and more. These different series reflects a new and more diverse perspective of mental health in our society and also at an individual level. 

Subscribe to MHT and become a part of the community. Get weekly updates on new MHT Blogs, MHT Podcasts and MHT Webinars from Mental Health Today. If you are seeking the help of a professional, explore the MHT Directory and find an expert can support your needs and requirements. Explore various products at MHT Store that can assist you to overcome your emotional or psychological or mental health problems.

Team MHT hopes you found this webinar helpful and informative. Stay tuned for more webinars coming up. Kindly like, share and subscribe to MHT’s social media handles. If you wish to join as a speaker for our next podcast, send us an email at:

support@mentalhealthtoday.co.in

Know More about Postpartum Depression in the article below:
Effects of Postpartum Depression on Child Development

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