Mental Health, Postpartum Depression Questions

Can New Fathers Suffer With Postpartum Depression?

Can New Fathers Suffer With Postpartum Depression? Can new fathers suffer with postpartum depression? YES! Postpartum Depression isn’t a gender specific mental illness – it can and does affect both men and women. Postpartum depression in dads is also known as Paternal Postpartum Depression (PPPD). After the birth of a baby fathers are at risk… Read More Can New Fathers Suffer With Postpartum Depression?

Mental Health, Real Life Postpartum Depression Stories

How Postpartum Depression Led Me To A Place Of Gratitude

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

Mental Health, Real Life Postpartum Depression Stories

My Story : I am a Postpartum Depression Survivor

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

Mum Life, Self Care

Mum-Day Blues : The Loneliness Of Maternity Leave

Mum-Day Blues : The Loneliness Of Maternity Leave Weekends while you’re on maternity leave are different. There’s no Friday feeling. Being a Mummy doesn’t end at 5pm (okay, 4:30pm) on a Friday and start again at 8am on Monday. I’d take smelling of baby sick over being stuck on the M25 for 3 hours any day though. Weekends are different. Weekends are even more precious as… Read More Mum-Day Blues : The Loneliness Of Maternity Leave