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Episode 40 | Lindsay Clancy of Duxbury, Mass & The Realities of Postpartum Psychosis

In episode 40 (the second part I promised from the unreleased episode), I share the very emotional, complex, and disturbing case of the Clancy family of Duxbury, Massachusetts. This one definitely got to me. I do talk about self harm, mental illness, domestic violent and suicide and list resources below. In January, 32-year-old nurse and mother, Lindsay Clancy, is believed to have killed her three young children - Cora, 5, Dawson, 3, and Callan, 8 months - while being treated for a postpartum condition. It is a complicated case with many differing opinions. I share the facts of Lindsay Clancy’s case to date and details of two other high profile US cases of mothers who murdered their children, facts of their cases, what the science says, and where they are now. Postpartum depression and postpartum psychosis are not the same and should not be considered as such. New England crime headlines: The suspicious death of Barbara Hovey Novaes of Medford, Mass and the family member murder-suicide of Linda and Sebastian Robinson of Andover, Mass. Crime of the Truest Kind hosted by Anngelle Wood

Patrick Clancy Gofundme and statement about his family

Resources Thanks Bob Ward of Boston 25 News /domestic-violence-services Search by zip code, city or town. IF IT IS AN EMERGENCY CALL 911.

Safelink is Massachusetts' statewide 24/7 toll-free domestic violence hotline 877-785-2020

For the hearing impaired, dial 711 - MASS RELAY SERVICE. Advocates speak English, Spanish, and have ability to translate in 130 languages.


1-800-799-SAFE (7233)

TTY 1-800-787-3224 If you are unable to speak on the phone, you can access the online chat feature at THEHOTLINE.ORG Postpartum Support International Get help 1-800-944-4773 Text 'Help' to 800-944-4773 (English) Text en Español 971-203-7773 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline Call 988

Not Carol - documentary about Carol Coronado

Sources Andover murders

Linda Robinson

Linda and Sebastian Robinson

Barbara Hovey Novaes, Medford woman’s death ruled accidental, family disagrees

Joe Perry, Duxbury resident


Clancy Family Tragedy

Clancy family

Lindsay Musgrove Clancy

Postpartum information Video: What Leads Mothers To Kill?

Andrea Yates, Houston, Texas

Carol Coronado, Torrence, California

Infanticide Act in the UK



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