Healthy moms and babies: Specialist psychiatrist, Dr Bavi Vythilingum on perinatal depression

For many moms, pre- and post-natal depression (also called perinatal depression) and other mood disorders, make the process of a growing and caring for a baby a very challenging time. The truth is that a mother’s mental and physical health are intricately linked to her baby’s health. Specialist psychiatrist Dr Bavi Vythilingum, shares key insights with Azania about how moms might better understand their emotions, and how to support a mom who is struggling to cope.