BBC环球慢速英语 第758期:产后抑郁(1)
日期:2021-05-12 13:43



The Baby Blues and Postpartum Depression
Voice 1: Hello, I'm Ryan Geertsma.
Voice 2: And I'm Ruby Jones. Thank you for joining us for today's Spotlight program.
Voice 3: "I had my first and only child in 2001. I went through a long labour and delivery — about twenty-six hours. My parents came to stay with me for a week to help with the baby. Things were going well and then all of the sudden, when my parents were walking out the door... I could not breathe, my heart was beating very fast, I was completely confused and I started crying uncontrollably. My husband said it was just hormones and that it was a normal thing for me to be going through."
"But I could not eat anything. And within a few weeks I was smaller than I was before I was pregnant. All I did all day was sit and look at the clock waiting for my husband to come home. I had to force myself to pick up my crying daughter and hold her and feed her. I...did not feel like a proud mother. And with that, I felt so guilty. I actually thought about giving my daughter up for adoption. I thought anyone would be a better mother to her than me. I just wanted to run away to start over."