Understanding postnatal depletion with Dr Oscar Serrallach

Part of the Kinderling Conversation for parents. Weekdays 12pm-1pm.

Wed 15 August 2018

19 mins

In the weeks and months following childbirth you feel tired, overwhelmed, emotional. It's totally normal right? Well yes, and no.

These could all be signs you’re experiencing what Dr Oscar Serrallach calls ‘postnatal depletion’.

He says there are some simple steps we can all take to get back to full health. He takes us through factors that contribute to a more depleted state, and how to take care of yourself in those early stages. 

For more from Oscar check out his website and head to the Hachette Australia website to get your hands on a copy of his book The Postnatal Depletion Cure: A complete guide to rebuilding your health and reclaiming your energy for mothers of newborns, toddlers and young children.

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