What Have I Done? What Have I Done?

What Have I Done‪?‬

An honest memoir about surviving postpartum psychosis

    • 4.7 • 18 Ratings
    • £4.99
    • £4.99

Publisher Description

'Such a raw, honest and important book' Giovanna Fletcher

Like any new mum, Laura Dockrill felt rather overwhelmed after the birth of her son. But a slow recovery, sleep deprivation and anxiety quickly escalated into postpartum psychosis, and she had to spend a fortnight in a psych ward, separated from her family. It was only when Laura began to put her ordeal into words that she began to find herself again, and recovery seemed within reach.

This is Laura's raw, honest and life-affirming story of how she made it through one of the most frightening experiences a mother can face. Now, she wants to break down the silence around postnatal mental health, shatter the idealised expectations of perfect motherhood, and show all new struggling parents that they are not alone.

'A book to save a whole generation of women'
Adele

A pleasure to read...I didn't want to put it down. If anyone is going through a similar experience it will make them feel less alone' Philippa Perry

'A humbingly honest and human war report from the front lines of mothering psychosis and recovery; there is no other book like it' Caitlin Moran

'An incredibly powerful book' Jessie Ware

'This book will give women and their families confidence that the brain and body will heal' Dr Jessica Heron, CEO of Action on Postpartum Psychosis

'An amazing read'
Fiona Telford, postpartum psychosis survivor

GENRE
Biography
RELEASED
2020
23 April
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
352
Pages
PUBLISHER
Random House
SIZE
2
MB

Customer Reviews

brownrenolds1122 ,

Amazing book

Great book, helps to know that you are not alone! Definitely recommend and very grateful to the author for sharing her amazing store. A must read for anyone who feels fragile after having a baby.

KrisG72222222 ,

Wow!

That was a lot but very interesting and an eye opener. I could find some similarities of my postnatal experience and wish all new Mums a happy/healthy fourth trimester. Love to all!

lizi2020 ,

Brilliant

Absolutely brilliant, what an incredible, brave and strong woman x

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