depression

PND

What I’ve learnt from blogging about Perinatal Mental Illness

I’ve been blogging about Perinatal Mental Health for nearly three years now. It began as a personal blog and since changing my website, I have lost a few of the more personal posts from when I began but that doesn’t mean I’ve forgotten what it was that started my blogging in the first place. I […]

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Frozen inspired advice for mums with postnatal depression

Most of you will be familiar with the songs from Frozen and you’re probably wondering what on earth it could have within it that reminded me of PND however there is one lyric in particular that I think a lot of mums with PND will relate to it’s this :  How often have you felt like you had to […]

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Intrusive Thoughts – PND Symptom

Trigger warning – This post contains details of intrusive thoughts, so please be mindful of this if you are struggling as it may be best not to read on x Intrusive thoughts can be very scary, they often focus on our baby or ourselves/friends/family, but it is important to remember they are just thoughts, it is common […]

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Post Adoption Depression – One mum’s story

When me and my husband found out we could not have a child of our own the next natural step for us was adoption, we didn’t even look into IVF as we knew it wasn’t for us.  We had our assessment and everything went really well, went to panel and everyone agreed that we would […]

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