Mental health and emotional sphere of women in the postnatal period

  • M. A. Galitskaya Mechnikov Odessa Nnational University
Keywords: the postnatal period, mother, newborn, emotional security (safety), psychological well-being


This article deals with the study of features in psycho-emotional sphere of women in the postnatal period and analysis of factors affecting it. An overview of theoretical issue analysis has been provided. Some of the emotional changes of women in the early stages of motherhood are described, as well as individually-typological and socio-demographic characteristics contributing to psychological changes of a young mother. Factors requiring additional research and study, such as maternal age, method of birth, interpersonal family relations, readiness to motherhood and physical condition of the mother were also described. The article proves the need of psychological support for mothers in the postnatal period.


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Galitskaya, M. (2017). Mental health and emotional sphere of women in the postnatal period. Fundamental and Applied Researches in Practice of Leading Scientific Schools, 20(2), 37-39. Retrieved from