Our expert says:
Post-Natal Depression is a common and serious problem. Fortunately it responds really well to treatment. It occurs in many women with no family history, and far more often in women in whose family depression has occurred. Don't se a psychologist in the first place, you need to see a psychiatrist as medication will probably need to be the first line of work. It is disgraceful if any Medical aid won't provide for such an obvious emergency. Even one session with a shrink could provide an assessment and a recommendation for treatment medication which the GP can then prescribe and monitor.
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