The prognosis of most of the mental illnesses before and after childbirth is very good. The recovery period is generally a very difficult time for most mentally ill mothers, however. In the absence of any support of supporting measures, the suffering can become so intense that some mothers consider suicide, and sometimes extended suicide (with the baby), because they cannot bear it any longer. Hopelessness determines their lives. In this situation, almost all affected women often cannot believe that the depression will disappear. The hopelessness is a symptom of the depression on the one hand; on the other hand it is fed by a lack of education and professional support by competent, qualified health professionals in this problem area.