Postpartum psychosis: Mums open up on a mental illness that can lead to someone harming themselves or their baby

Giving birth and becoming a mum can be a daunting and challenging time for any woman '“ but for every one in one thousand, this transition is devastated by a serious and potentially life-threatening mental illness.

Thursday, 28th September 2017, 1:10 pm
Updated Thursday, 28th September 2017, 2:19 pm
Hannah Bissett with her son Sebastian.

Awareness of postpartum psychosis has become more widespread since EastEnders featured a storyline revealing the full impact of the condition on Stacey Branning, one of the soap’s most popular characters played by Lacey Turner.