PND / PPD


Postnatal Depression Is The Devil

My PND – Postnatal Depression Is The Devil

My PND – Postnatal Depression Is The Devil  My PND Is A Demon Depression is a demon, but Postnatal Depression to me is the devil. It rips all emotion from you and leaves you with an empty vessel. The child you’ve wanted for years, the scenarios you’ve imagined and the emotions […]


How Postpartum Depression Led Me To A Place Of Gratitude

How Postpartum Depression Led Me To A Place Of Gratitude

How 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 like this could happen to […]


My Postpartum Depression Story : The Muddled Mother

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 […]


How Does Postnatal Depression Feel For Me

How Does Postnatal Depression (PND) Feel For Me?

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 […]


How Postnatal Depression Makes Me A Control Freak

How Postnatal Depression Makes Me A Control Freak

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 […]


How To Strengthen Your Relationship And Minimise Your Risk Of Postnatal Depression

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 […]


Mental Health and Mothering

Mental Health and Mothering 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 health problems prior to, during and after becoming mothers. I am going to talk about […]


Natalie’s Postnatal Depression : From A Dad

Natalie’s Postnatal Depression : From A Dad It came as a shock when my wife told me that she was going to be pregnant. Truth be told I hadn’t even thought that I could impregnate her. I always thought I had low sperm count because my Dad did, but I […]