How Postpartum Depression Led Me To A Place Of Gratitude My postpartum depression led me to a place of gratitude. One doesn’t often use the word gratitude in the same sentence as a mental illness such as postpartum depression. But that’s the place where surviving postpartum depression has led me to. I never thought something… Read More How Postpartum Depression Led Me To A Place Of Gratitude
My Postpartum Depression Story : The Muddled Mother When my first daughter arrived in 2012 I found everything kind of fit into place. She fit into our family, slept well and was a content baby. For the first year of her life we sat in a bubble with no care for the outside world. When… Read More My Postpartum Depression Story : The Muddled Mother
My Story : I am a Postpartum Depression Survivor I am a Postpartum Depression Survivor. I’ve sat down many times and tried to write about my Postpartum Depression Journey and Postpartum Depression Recovery Story. It’s been difficult to know where to start. To be honest I have avoided it at times as I know this… Read More My Story : I am a Postpartum Depression Survivor
How Does Postnatal Depression (PND) Feel For Me? Drowning… that’s how it feels to me. Slowly drowning in Post Natal Depression (PND) and Anxiety. Losing the ability to keep my head above water. The wet liquid coming over my face and taking away the ability to breathe. Seeing my life in front, as well as… Read More How Does Postnatal Depression (PND) Feel For Me?
How Postnatal Depression Makes Me A Control Freak Scratching our heads, Matt and I studied the open boot of our estate car trying to figure out how we can possibly fit in everything we need. How can such a tiny dot of a baby need such a vast amount of stuff? We have managed to… Read More How Postnatal Depression Makes Me A Control Freak
The Edinburgh Postpartum Depression Scale – Postpartum Depression Questionnaire The Edinburgh Postpartum Depression Scale (EPDS) is a questionnaire that helps identify if you are suffering from symptoms of postpartum depression. The questionnaire is usually done within the the first 6-8 weeks after birth. Furthermore we strongly recommend you take this questionnaire in the presence of… Read More The Edinburgh Postpartum Depression Scale – PPD Questionnaire
How To Strengthen Your Relationship and Minimise Your Risk of PND Having a child changes you and changes your relationship with your partner. Research shows that 9 out of 10 couples who have recently had a baby experience more conflict. It makes sense that most parents struggle to stay connected when they have a baby… Read More How To Strengthen Your Relationship And Minimise Your Risk Of Postnatal Depression
What Is It Like To Have A Mental Illness And Be A Mother There is an increasing amount of attention paid today (and rightly so!) to postnatal depression. However, there is less spoken about the experience of women who are already suffering from mental illness’s prior to, during and after becoming mothers. ***the links in… Read More What Is It Like To Have A Mental Illness And Be A Mother
How To Help Someone With Postpartum Depression Knowing how to help someone with postpartum depression can be very difficult. It’s not a much discussed topic and family and friends are often left wondering and unsure how is best to help someone with their postpartum depression recovery. They have their own fight plus a baby to… Read More How To Help Someone With Postpartum Depression
Does Postpartum Depression Go Away? Does Postpartum Depression Go Away? Yes! Absolutely! Postpartum Depression is very treatable and with the right support from your family and GP you can fully recover from the effects of Postpartum Depression. ***the links in this article are affiliate links. If you purchase something I will receive a small commission… Read More Does Postpartum Depression Go Away?