PP in the Media

Sep 2018



BBC WM radio, 4 September 2018, interview with Katy about her PP experience  2018_CatherineDailyMail The Daily Mail, 18 September, Catherine’s PP experience

Aug 2018


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BBC News, 13 August 2018, Adele supports her friend Laura’s PP story 2018_BBC5LiveBreakfast_14August a  BBC Radio 5 Live, 14 August 2018, Rachel Burden’s Breakfast show discussing PP with some of APP’s media volunteers 
2018_Channel5NewsEve14August b Channel 5 News, 14 August 2018, APP media volunteer Eve discusses her experiences of PP 2018_newsbeatAdele a BBC Newsbeat, 14 August 2018, Adele spotted her friend’s PP illness
2018_BBC1Breakfast15Aug 3 a BBC One Breakfast TV, 15 August 2018, APP Chair Dr Giles Berrisford & APP media volunteer Amy Spruce discussing PP  2018_YahooAdele14Aug Yahoo, 14 August 2018, Adele’s best friend’s PP experience
2018GuardianAdele16August a The Guardian, 16 August 2018, Adele shares story of friend’s PP to help new mothers 2018_Pretty52_Eve a Pretty 52, 21 August 2018, Eve’s PP story
2018_CATHERINE_CARVER_BEA_16_AUGUST_2018 DailyRecord a Daily Record, 23 August 2018, Catherine’s PP story  2018_WalesonlineSarahH Wales Online, 27 August 2018, Sarah’s PP story
2018_BBCScotlandCatherine30Aug BBC Radio Scotland, 30 August 2018, Catherine’s PP story    

Jul 2018


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The Sun, 25 July 2018, Emily’s PP story  2018_HuffingtonPost_Olivia a Huffington Post, 23 July 2018, Olivia’s PP story 
2018_LancashireNewsJuly That’s Lancashire TV news, July, new MBU & APP volunteer Emma shares her experiences of PP    

Jun 2018



BBC News, 24 June 2018, APP Trustee Sarah Hayes’ PP story and need for MBU in Wales    

May 2018



ITV News, 1 May 2018, Sally’s PP story  2018CaraCornwallz Pirate FM, 2 May 2018, Cara’s PP story and support group in Cornwall
2018Sussex Spirit FM, 2 May, Hayley’s PP story and support in Sussex  2018Metroa Metro, 3 May, Maternal Mental Health & PP article
2018APPPMHP_LIVEVIDEO APP Live on Facebook, 3 May, APP’s live video via Perinatal Mental Health Partnership page 2018ZetlandFMSaraha Zetland FM, 4 May, Sarah on the radio (from 10am) sharing her PP story & help from APP
2018TheSunCaraa The Sun, 4 May, Cara’s PP story 2018SkyNewsKata Sky News, 8 May, Kathryn’s PP story
2018BBCTeesSaraha BBC Tees radio, 8 May, Sarah’s PP story and discussion on PMH services 2018_Norfolka Eastern Daily Press, 10 May - Norfolk’s Mental Health provision rated ‘green’ by MMHA

Apr 2018



BBC Radio Wales, 19 Apr, Sally’s powerful PP story  2018_LauraEBa Huffington Post, 19 Apr, Laura, a champion for the Everyone’s Business campaign, tells her PP story – MMHA map launch
2018_BBC_mmhamapCharlottHardingWalesreporta BBC News, 20 Apr, New mothers in Wales still cannot access specialist Perinatal Mental Health services – MMHA map launch 2018HuffingtonSanchitaa Huffington Post, 24 Apr Sanchita’s PP story
2018DailyPostSallyWilsona Daily Post North Wales, 28 Apr, Sally’s PP story     

Feb 2018

 AmySportRelief_1Febjpg Sport Relief, 01 Feb, Amy talks about her PP experience  2018TheSunKellya The Sun, 15 Feb, Kelly’s PP story 

Jan 2018


2018 Sport Relief iPlayer

BBC iPlayer – Sport Relief, 6 Jan, Amy talks about PP experience  DofCambJan2018a PeopleRoyals – 24 Jan, Kate Middleton Tackles Awareness of PP
Ch4KatherineJan18 Channel 4 News – 8 Jan, Katherine talks about her PP experience  BBC News 17 Jan 2018_MBU Dartford.ajpg BBC News – 17 Jan, new MBU to open in Dartford, Kent

Dec 2017

 denise daily mail dec 2017 Daily Mail, 1 Dec, Denise Welch’s PP story    

Nov 2017

BBCRadioWals_Sally_1Nov18 BBC Radio Wales, 1 Nov, Sally’s PP story BMJ Nov 2017 The BMJ, 8 Nov, ‘Maternal mental health: Handle with care’
mumtakeover2017 BBC News, 28 Nov, Stories of ‘mum guilt’ at 5 live’s #mumtakeover  catherinedailyrecord Daily Record, 30 Nov, Catherine’s story

Oct 2017



STV, 6 Oct, Catherine’s story  CatherineBBCVideo2  BBC Tomorrow’s World, 10 Oct, Catherine’s story on video


ITV News, 17 Oct, Welsh Government’s Children, Young People & Education Committee Inquiry    

Sept 2017

 DK0rJXMXkAAOmRF Ripon Gazette & Harrogate Adverstiser, 28 Sep, Carroll’s and Hannah’s PP story  Untitled BBC Hereford & Worcester, 6 Sep, Hannah’s PP story and interview

Aug 2017

 DJneyVrXUAAk5H4 Daily Mail, 16 Aug, Catherine’s PP story  Untitled2 Daily Gazette & Essex County Standard, 3 Aug, Lucy’s PP story


Good to know, 25 Aug, Denise Welch’s PP story    

July 2017



The Metro, 10th July, Kirsten Hay’s PP story st-mosaic-postpartum-psychosis-heads-moonassi2 The Independent, 10th July, Catherine Carver’s PP story


BBC News, 27 Jul, Mother and baby mental health unit for Wales considered    

June 2017



ITV This Morning 8 June, Hannah & Andy from My Baby Psychosis & Me share their story.   Screen Shot 2017-06-08 at 15.51.10 Mirror Online 8 June, picks up on Hannah & Andy’s story from This Morning, with link to APP.  


Burton Mail 3 June, story on Tutbury Community Choir event for Music 4 Mums  3032095_Baby-falls-sleep  Nursing Times, 26 June “Two fifths of postnatal mental health problems undetected” 
Mum-spent-months-planning-to-be-next-Prime-Minister-while-suffering-from-crippling-postpartum-psycho Daily Mirror, 30 June: Jenny & Henry’s PP story    

May 2017

 sarahkeogh Telegraph & Argus, 4th May: International Day of the Midwife at Bradford Royal Infirmary mums and babies event to raise money for APP.    IMG_0434 Closer Magazine, 9th May: It Happened To Me, APP Peer Support Coordinator Hannah shares her story. 
faulkner Daily Mail, 18th May: APP Media Volunteer Hannah Faulkner shares her story w/link to APP.  Screen Shot 2017-05-24 at 09.01.59  Solicitors’ Journal 23rd May: Preventing Tragic Outcomes
jess pidsley BBC Radio 4: Article about DocuDrama Mama Courage & Jess Pidsley’s PP story  baby-feet Slater & Gordon blog 23rd May: Postpartum Mental Health Awareness: What do You Need to Know?
2560 The Guardian 8th May: Jessica Pidsley’s PP story    

Apr 2017



BBC News, 12th April, report on inquest into the death of Alice Gibson-Watt following an episode of PP.   Screen Shot 2017-04-29 at 11.29.05 BBC News, 27th April, Anthony Gibson-Watt speaks about the inquest verdict ‘I had no idea about postpartum psychosis’  
_95594178_alicegibson-wattbbc BBC News 27th April, report on inquest verdict.  Mirror Hannah  BBC Radio 4 Broadcasting House, 30th April, APP’s Hannah Bissett talks about her experience of PP 
15972284-large Hertfordshire Mercury 25th April, North Herts mum bravely speaks about the ‘psychotic episodes’ she suffered after birth of her son    

Mar 2017



BBC Radio Wales: Eye on Wales on Postpartum Psychosis, 13 March. Sally & Jamie share their story  KatDuchess Daily Mail 23 March: Duchess of Cambridge talks to Kat Grant about PP at Best Beginnings launch event. 
DgZvgdZl Huffington Post, 27 March: Postpartum Psychosis Risk after Childbirth    

Feb 2017



Metro 11th Feb: inquest into tragic death of Rachel Morgan    

Jan 2017



BBC Radio 4 Woman’s Hour 5th January. APP’s Val & Ian Jones talk PP & the menopause.  Screen Shot 2017-02-01 at 10.22.01 iNews 30th January. Sara Fenwick shares her personal experience of PP. 

Dec 2016

screen-shot-2016-12-14-at-11-01-51 BBC Look East 13th Dec – inside Rainbow Mother & Baby Unit, North Essex Partnership + Velvet’s PP story.     

Nov 2016

Dr Jessica Heron BBC Wiltshire 30th November Dr Jess Heron talks about PP and APP.    
screen-shot-2016-11-28-at-08-42-07 This Morning 23rd November “Postpartum psychosis left me suicidal“.   scarlett Daily Mail 29th November, Scarlett Hatterson’s experience of PP.  


EssexLive 1st November. Heartbreaking story of Pippa Whiteward  ellie BBC Radio Sussex (15m40s) 1st November: Ellie Ware talks about important of peer support after Adele went public about postnatal depression.  

Oct 2016



Woman’s House, BBC Radio 4. Fiona Putnam discusses her postnatal psychosis hollyyork Daily Mail 10th October. Holly York talks about her postpartum psychosis

Aug 2016

Screen Shot 2016-08-19 at 14.23.49 Guardian 19th August “Pregnancy and mental health: the hidden pain of giving birth” featuring two PP stories.  nina  BBC Newsbeat 20th August “This woman photographed her postpartum psychosis recovery”


Daily Mail 16th August “Motherhood gave me psychosis” APP Media Volunteer, Katy Chachou’s story.  imgID77188203.jpg.gallery  Braintree & Witham Times 11th August Deborah and James Akinyemi’s story.

Jun-Jul 2016



Health Service Journal 5th July “Time to nurture better mental healthcare services” (PDF) Featuring Ellie’s story.   AGW Daily Mail 30th July – heartbreaking story of Alice Gibson-Watt.

Mental Health Today 21st June
“Perinatal mental health issues – more than baby blues”
Featuring Sarah’s story.

 sarahpp Time To Change Wales guest blog post 7th July by Sarah. 

Feb 2016


Iain Cunningham Irene's Ghost

The Guardian – 20th Feb Alain Gregoire in The Guardian The Guardian – 16th Feb

Victoria Derbyshire

BBC 2 Victoria Derbyshire – 15th Feb (Starts at 70 mins) BBC News BBC 1 News – 15th Feb (Starts at 40 mins)


BBC WM Adrian Goldberg – 15th Feb (Starts at 41 mins) Nicky Campbell Radio 5 Live Breakfast – 15th Feb (Starts at 65 mins)  

ITV News

ITV News – 1st Feb  


 TV News - 1st Feb

Jan 2016


BBC Radio Scotland


BBC Radio Scotland - 21st Jan
BBC Breakfast News


BBC Breakfast News - 19th Jan
BBC Radio 5 Live BBC Radio 5 Live - 19th Jan  Kathryn The Sun Fabulous Magazine - 17th Jan
Sanchita Islam Huffington Post Parents - 15th Jan  Bella Jessie Bella Magazine - Jan
Londonist The Londonist - 11th Jan  woman and baby Buzzfeed - 9th Jan
BBC Eastenders Stacey BBC News - 9th Jan  Stacey Branning BBC Eastenders Online - 7th Jan
APP Eve in the Express The Daily Express - 3rd Jan    

December 2015

Kent News Kent Newspapers & Kent Online – 25th Dec  Radio Times Radio Times - 24th Dec

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The Telegraph - 21st Dec  EastEnders Stacey Huffington Post Parents - 14th Dec


The Mirror – 9th Dec    

Sept 2015


Mumsnet blog

Mumsnet guest blog - 11th Sept    

Aug 2015

Hannah Darlington & Stockton Times – 15th Aug    

July 2015

 Huffpost Parents Huffington Post Parents - 30th July   Yorkshire Post  Yorkshire Post - 29th July
Londonist Londonist - 27th July  Sidmouth Herald  Sidmouth Herald - 27th July (repeated in the Midweek Herald)
Exeter Express and Echo Exeter Express and Echo - 26th July    

Dec 2014

2014_GuardianVonnya The Guardian, 10 Dec - Vonny’s PP story