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I survived PND. My Kids Are Now Adults. Would I Have Done Anything Differently?

Guest post  Here I welcome Rachel Hunter N.N.E.B, Private Nanny, Nursery Owner, Child Minder, TA, STA, and MUM. Rachel is a Holistic Therapist & works with Women and children at R&R Therapy, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE7 7LX. Rachel is a postnatal depression survivor and a mum to two adult children. In the below post, she …

The Best EVER Advice I Got When I Felt Trapped As A New Mum

Many new mums feel overwhelmed and lonely. They feel like a failure. They feel trapped. What most people don’t know though is that these are all COMMON feelings of a new mum – despite what (social) media tell us. I was no exception. After our twins arrived, I felt incredibly overwhelmed and eventually suffered from postnatal …

How My Brother-In-Law Got Depressed After Two Weeks With Our Twins

It’s no secret that postnatal depression can affect dads too. In the past few years, more and more fathers have spoken up and admitted they suffered from mental health issues after becoming parents. Fathers have to adjust to an array of new and demanding roles and tasks during the early stages of parenthood too. But …

15 Burning Questions About Postnatal Depression Answered (By A PND Survivor)

Most new mums are familiar term postnatal depression but only rarely do they understand what it actually is. What it really is. If you are expecting a baby, your midwife most likely informs you about this mental illness. However, the information they provide is often short and rather theoretical. Most antenatal classes help you to …

I Asked PND Survivors What They Knew About PND While Pregnant. The Answers Are Shocking!

In connection with Mental Health Awareness weel I decided to some research and see what mums who overcome postnatal depression (PND) knew about this mental illness before their baby arrived. Personally, I knew postnatal depression existed, but that was pretty much it. I hadn’t thought it could happen to me. Not because I’d thought I …