There is still something of a stigma around postnatal depression (PND) in Hong Kong. Motherhood is typically viewed as a “happy time” and childbirth as an event from which a woman should “bounce back” – even within a few days. As a result, many new mums experience a lack of understanding or support from those around them. New mums need coping strategies to deal with the many new challenges they face. Learn more by reading the complete article from Expat Living here.
Dr. Quratulain Zaidi (BSc. Hons, MSc, MSc, PhD) is a mother and a member of the British Psychological Society and British Association Counselling & Psychotherapy and abides by the Ethical Framework for Good Practice in Counselling and Psychology. She has lived in Hong Kong and Singapore for 12 years. She specialises in assisting families with issues including parenting, teen issues, Cybersafety, marriage guidance, post natal depression, stress and anxiety disorders, depression, bullying, eating disorders, OCD and self-harm. She is an expert in educational assessments and learning challenges in children, for example ADHD, ADD, Dyslexia and ASD.