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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 …

Emma’s Story On PND and Running Marathon Only 7 Weeks After C-section

Guest Post I had an entry into the 2006 London marathon but unfortunately suffered an injury so had to defer. I then realised that if I moved quickly there was a chance I could become pregnant with my second child and still be able to run in the 2007 marathon and not lose my deferred …

A Letter To My Old Self – When I Was Suffering With Postnatal Depression

First of all, if you are experiencing or experienced postnatal depression, please drop me DM on Instagam! I’d love to hear from you! I experienced severe depression after having twins in 2016. It was the worst experience of my life I don’t wish on anyone. But at the same time, it helped me understand how …