The Serbian mother suffering from postnatal depression shoots herself in the head on her birthday, while her husband buys her a cake
- Suzana Babic, 28, shot himself in the head at home in the city of Subotica
- Friends who arrived for a surprise party discovered her at the address
- She had reportedly seen a doctor for her postnatal depression
- Mrs Babic had just given birth to her child two months ago
A Serbian mother suffering from postnatal depression shot herself in the head on her birthday while her husband was buying her cake.
Suzana Babic, 28, was discovered by her friends who had come to her home in Subotica town on Tuesday for a surprise party.
They called an ambulance and she was taken to a nearby hospital, but she died despite the doctor's efforts from the gun wound.
According to a friend of the family, the makeup artist had a loving relationship with her husband and the couple was supposed to be happy after the birth of their child two months ago.
Suzana Babic, 28, died on Tuesday after she shot herself in the head when she was at her home in the Siberian town of Subotica
Mrs. Babic and her husband – the couple would have a loving relationship and two months ago she gave birth to their child
Mrs Babic, a make-up artist, reportedly sought advice from a doctor for her postnatal depression
Their friend told the local press: & # 39; No one could accept this, at least one of us who knew her, that she could do that. Our souls and hearts break. & # 39;
Mrs. Babic and her husband were high school sweethearts and she recently graduated with a degree in economics.
According to local media, the young woman had visited a doctor and complained that she was mentally ill.
She was buried on Friday at the Russian Orthodox Cemetery in Subotica, according to Kurir.
Postnatal depression, also known as postpartum depression (PPD), is a mood disorder related to childbirth.
A friend of the family told the local media: & No one could accept this, at least from us who knew her, that she could do that. Our souls and hearts break & # 39;
Mrs. Babic was buried today at the Russian Orthodox Cemetery in the city of Subotica
Symptoms include sadness, low energy, anxiety, crying, irritability and problems with sleeping and appetite and can have a negative effect on the newborn child.
It is believed that the cause of PPD is a combination of physical and emotional factors.
It is not clear whether an investigation has been opened.
For confidential support, call the Samaritans on 116123 or visit a local Samaritan branch, see www.samaritans.org for details.
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