Postnatal Depression and Anxiety can affect anyone! It doesn’t discriminate between your age, ethnicity, socioeconomic background, education level, martial status. It doesn’t even discriminate between whether you are Mom or Dad. It is also very important that Moms and Dads who do have PND&A understand that it is not their fault. They are still good parents. They still love their baby and their baby still loves them!
YES, Postnatal Depression and Anxiety is very treatable! Sometimes by get more support at home, sometimes with therapy, sometimes with medication or a combination of all three. It is important to find what works for you. You doctor/therapist/support person may start by using a tool designed to help assess your needs.