recovery from postnatal depression

PND

From under the blanket of postnatal depression – Felicity’s story

*Trigger Warning, mention of Birth Trauma* My name is Felicity. I have a perinatal mental illness. It’s easy to admit from the safety of my laptop, no eyes looking directly at me, judging me, fueling the shame that I hide within. This is why I’ve never admitted to friends or family (with the exception of […]

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Walking from the shadows of pnd- together

Dear Mums. If you have or have had Postnatal Depression keep reading.. If not then please read on regardless. I was there 6 years ago, covered by the shadow of this hidden illness, the all consuming blackness, tiredness, the tears and anger, the questions ‘Why me?’ ‘This is all I ever wanted why can’t I be happy’ ‘Everyone […]

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The importance of time for postnatal depression recovery

Accepting a PND diagnosis can be difficult, it takes time to comes to terms with it, but know that time is the biggest healer, it doesn’t make things go away but time gives us the strength to cope with things better. You are a wonderful mum and in time PND will fade into the background and you […]

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