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BOOK REVIEW: ‘A Monster Ate My Mum’

  I first came across this book–A Monster Ate My Mum–not because I have suffered from postnatal depression myself, but because of my work with women as I train to become an infant massage instructor. I love it so much that I would like to share it with you. While I can’t speak personally about the debilitating effects of PND, I understand enough (as a woman, mother and friend) to know it’s vital for us to be able to speak openly and honestly about the illness. A Monster Ate My Mum was written by Jen Faulkner, a mother of three who has suffered pre or post-natal depression with each of her children. When pregnant with her third child, she wanted...

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