When The Bough Breaks

Depression and postpartum psychosis are brought to the fore in a feature length documentary called When The Bough Breaks. This shocking film uncovers a public health issue which affects one in five new mothers after childbirth. It tells the stories of brave women with postpartum depression, ranging from the baby blues to postpartum psychosis. Some have committed infanticide and there are families who have lost loved ones to suicide. Babies are dying, women aren’t speaking out and the signs are being missed. There are so many questions which have previously gone unanswered. This film asks those questions.

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  1. Samoina says:

    Have you watched this film Kalekye? couldnt get it on Netflix :/

  2. Kalekye says:

    It’s a trailer documentary on YouTube. Different mothers are interviewed about PPD.

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