In the UK and Ireland, maternal suicide is the leading cause of direct deaths occurring within a year after the end of pregnancy.
In 2018 a report by MMBRACE found around 20 out of 120 deaths of women between the periods of 6 weeks and one year after pregnancy was due to suicide.
This equates to 1 in 6 women – Bronagh was one of those women, and this is her story.
Produced by: Joice Etutu
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Source BBC News