'After losing my 4-month old baby, I was horrified by the comments from other mothers.'
Ankur Karn was just twenty-four years old when her son Aarush died of pneumonia.
Heartbroken by the loss of her baby, Ankur suffered with depression and tried not to speak about Aarush and the devastating trauma of his death for many years.
With this being Perinatal Anxiety & Depression Awareness (PANDA) Week, Ankur spoke to Mamamia about how she dealt with every parent’s worst nightmare, and some of the unexpected battles she had to cope with on her journey out of grief.
In 2010 Ankur was living in the city of Pune, India with her software developer husband Shantanu and they were excitedly waiting for the arrival of their first child. At six months pregnant, doctors established that all was not well and Ankur was admitted to hospital in her hometown of Ranchi.
Read more here: https://www.mamamia.com.au/losing-a-baby/