It can be quite frightening for a new mum who may experience OCD as it can bring with it intrusive thoughts/images involving your baby, or compulsive acts such as cleaning. This can cause distress and anxiety for women, especially if the thoughts/images cause you concern. It is important to seek advice from your GP should you experience any of these thoughts or feelings so they can assist you with finding the right support.

For more information on Perinatal OCD, please visit Maternal OCD