Psychiatrist Dr Ian Jones talks to Clare Dolman about how bipolar can affect women, particularly during pregnancy and after birth.

Listen to this podcast, created in partnership with the Royal College of Psychiatrists, to hear a personal experience of bipolar and postpartum psychosis.

Women with a diagnosis of bipolar have an increased risk of becoming unwell during pregnancy and shortly following childbirth.

If you are considering having a baby, talk with your doctor or psychiatrist for information, advice and support.

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