Our expert says:
There may have been the beginnings of the depression before the birth, as well as afterwards in them more obvious PND.
And it sounds VERY much as though she is still not recovered, and perhaps the problems should be discussed by you with the psychiatrist treating her ( and it should be a psychiatrist, not a GP ).
Ifg, as your later comments suggest, she has never yet been competently treated for her mental state, then her mother has a duty to work with you to persuade her to seek the treatment she needs, as this in itself could be harmful for the child as well as for her.
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