Zombiemum / Catherine Cho | 'I'd better act sane'

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Episode notes

In this episode, Laura talks to writer and literary agent Catherine Cho. They discuss their shared experience of postpartum psychosis, the cultural and familial pressures she faced when having a child, and the ways she explored this through writing her memoir ‘Inferno’.

#Zombiemum is produced by Bea Duncan. It was mastered by Ben Williams, with original music by Hugo White. The artwork is by Mars West. The Executive Producer is Hana Walker-Brown.

CW: This podcast contains open, honest and often detailed discussions about mental health. This episode contains discussion of postpartum psychosis and depression.


Action on Postpartum psychosis

The national charity for women and families affected by postpartum psychosis

Website: https://www.app-network.org


Promotes the views and needs of people with mental health problems

Phone: 0300 123 3393 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 6pm)

Website: www.mind.org.uk


Confidential support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair

Phone: 116 123 (free 24-hour helpline)

Website: www.samaritans.org.uk

Association for Post Natal Illness

Leading organisation providing support to people suffering from postnatal illness

Website: https://apni.org

Helpline: 0207 386 0868 (Weekdays 10am-2pm)