Tag: pnd

  • To the mum battling mental illness – I see you

    To the mum battling mental illness You are not alone. Your tears may fall silently but I see you. When you are painting on a smile when someone asks ‘How […]

  • My postnatal depression – Amy’s Story

    The lovely Amy has asked me to share this with you all, please read and share. Amy is a true inspiration xx The Amy behind Amy’s Boarderline World; I am […]

  • Counselling for perinatal mental health and wellbeing- Is it for you?

    The following post has very kindly been written by Adela Stockton, Psychodynamic Counsellor MBACP www.adelastocktoncounselling.net Counselling Connect CIC Counselling is a generic term used to cover a number of approaches […]

  • I found my lighthouse and with it – hope

    PND and Me, came from a very dark place, a place where the sun didn’t shine and there was very little hope to cling to, it came from a time […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Teenage Mothers with postnatal depression – Are we doing enough to support them?

    The UK has one of the highest teenage pregnancy rates in Europe with recent estimates of 50,000 each year in England under the age of 20 of which 80% were aged 18-19. […]

  • 10 tips for coping with Christmas

    The festive season is an especially tough time of year when you suffer with a mental illness. It can be exhausting, overwhelming and sometimes trigger difficult thoughts and feelings. As […]