Becoming a parent can be the most exhilarating experience likewise it is often a time of great anxiety & adjustment.
Having a baby is a major life change which can affect people in different ways;
PTSD from birthing experience
Overwhelming love, protection and fear
Or struggling to bond
Reocurring thoughts and feelings about one's own childhood
Changing relationships and a sense of losing one’s own identity......
These are just a few of the areas which can be evoked when having a baby. All of this and thats without Sleep Deprivation which of course can have a huge impact on emotional wellbeing.