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Learning to dad – when you have pnd

Alright men of the world. Here’s the truth about when I look at all dads, (myself included). I sit back and look at us all, in our pictures showing how tired and disheveled, stressed and messy we look. I sit back and look at how tired we are and then compare them to other mums, and my […]

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Tips for the stay at home mum with pnd

Being a stay at home mum is hard enough at times, let alone when you have the black cloud of depression hanging over you. So I wanted to share some tips from myself and the #PNDFamily to help you through those bad headfog days of PND. So whether your time as stay at home mum ends when you […]

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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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A tear slides slowly down her cheek

I can see her sitting on the edge of the sofa, looking anxious, tired, wearing a top spotted with spit up on the shoulder, I catch her glancing at the baby asleep in the bouncer, she sighs, sinks back into the sofa and looks around the room, toys strewn around, a half empty cup of tea and toast barely touched, she dares to […]

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Safe Place – Experience of a Mother and Baby unit

Hello! My name is Laura; I’m 26 years old and mum to Arthur, who’s nearly 9 months. You can read my blog here and I’m on Twitter here I’m honoured to be guest-posting for Rosey at PNDandMe on the topic of Mother and Baby Units, or MBUs. These offer inpatient psychiatric care to women experiencing perinatal ill health, […]

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Antenatal Depression – Rosey’s experience

So the little line appears on the home pregnancy test – You’re pregnant! Wonderful and terrifying at all once. For some women pregnancy isn’t the glowing, beautiful experience the baby magazines tell you it is, for some – like me, it is beyond exhausting and completely overwhelming, I have suffered with Antenatal Depression three times. When […]

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Hugs and Hope

So you may be reading this because a close friend or family member has had a baby and appears to be struggling, maybe they have already found the courage to tell you they are feel low and have got or think they may have Postnatal Depression, You may be wondering what you can do to […]

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8 things for mums with PND must remember

When I was thinking about writing this post I thought back to when I had my daughter and began suffering Postnatal Depression very soon after her birth seven years ago and what I wish someone had told me then when the battle with the PND fog was taking over my life and sucking all the joy out […]

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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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