It would be fair to say that Gemma Winter, from Coronation Street, recently had a lot on her plate.
Not only does she have four children to look after giving birth to her quadruplets Bryn, Cleo, Carys, and Aled last October, she's also had to cope with the fact that baby Aled has significant hearing loss.
Gemma has been having feelings of inadequacy as a mother in the last few weeks. Despite being supportive of her husband, Chesney Brown (Sam Aston), Gemma has continued to struggle, particularly with her new baby group ' friends Vanessa and Imogen, causing her question even more.
The Winter matriarch (played by former Casualty actress Jane Hazlegrove) returns to the cobbles to see her daughter, under the guise of having a catch-up conversation, and soon discovers that she is not herself, particularly when she refuses to be split from her children.
According to the TV Times, Gemma finally agrees with Bernie's suggestion that she visit her GP but is adamant that she does not want to find out about Chesney.
But is Gemma going, to be honest with the doctor about how she feels?
Actress Dolly-Rose Campbell, who plays Gemma, has previously confirmed that Gemma's mental health will be discussed in the coming weeks and explained that her character had not considered the possibility that she may have a medical problem."Gemma has no clue that her feelings may be a medical problem, "she added. "Bernie knows her better than anyone else, and it's going to take someone close to her to understand what she's going through and realize that she needs real support to get through it."
Bernie left the cobbles in January after her aggressive campaign against ex-boyfriend Kel Hinchley, whom she had found had abused her son Paul as a child, went awry and put Gemma in danger. But it sounds like she's going to have a much better influence on Gemma this time around.