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Helpful Links & Site Information

Hiya, Just wanted to let you know that we have some information and links on our site which we ...

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pni.org.nz An online mutual support forum for sufferers and survivors of postnatal illness. All welcome. Post as a guest or registe...

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How to Contact A Moderator

Hi there, We just wanted to remind our members that if you are ever concerned by the content of...

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Pixelprawn

PND is back (second baby)

I'm in tears atm. I have an 18 month old boy and tonight realised PND is back. I've h...

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Newmum87jb

Need to talk to other new mums

Hi I have an 8week old adoreable son. But I'm really struggling to be a mum. I love my boy...

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"I feel like I've lost my identity and I'm all alone and I feel like my partner doesn't understand what I'm...

Kellie_Murphy

Do i want a third baby

Hi, I have two beautiful girls 4 and 2 and have been struggling with the idea of having a third b...

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Third one is very exciting but so difficult to manage..

Jaa00177

still trying

hi to all mums out there. im jaja im having a hard time to gave a baby last 2011 i had a ectopic...

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Shazzabanazza-628

Postnatal Depression Support NZ facebook page

Hi all, I am a Community Support Worker in mental health. I have had postnatal depression also a...

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Night_dreamer

I feel like my PND is back

Hi all, I am brand new to this forum (never posted before). I really don't know where else t...

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Thank you everyone for your replies. I feel like I posted this and disappeared...sorry. I just haven't had a chance till now to...

lexie78

Anxiety

What can I do to help move through anxiety? Have seen GP have psychological appointment set up. W...

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Try to live more healthy lifestyle: get enough food and sleep, do exercise, and spend an hour every day doing anything you want to r...

kmf87

Not sure where to go/do

Hi everyone. Was hoping my first post would be a happy one but unfortunately it's not. I am ...

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kmf87 wrote: Hi everyone. Was hoping my first post would be a happy one but unfortunately it's not. I am currently 20w5d with m...

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If you have (or have had) anxiety or depression what have you tried to ease the symptoms?

Tell us what has worked for you...

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I was fairly depressed before I had my 6 month old son. Due to various family problems (wont go into them, could talk all day lol) b...

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What helps you to move through moments of anxiety?

Anxiety and depression are common in pregnancy and in the early stages of being a new parent. Hav...

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Anxiety and Depression in Pregnancy

Anxiety and depression during pregnancy can be crippling. What are some of the things that you fo...

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Tonimarie1990

bringing premmie home

Hi guys, Just like some advice or clarity on how some mothers felt bringing their baby home. My ...

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I have had three kids and all spent time in special care. The twins spent 31 days in special care after being born at 34 weeks. My h...

Mumnbubs

Mother baby unit experiences

While I cannot comment on the nature of these units and I am not health care professional I would...

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Sarahh-691

My loss of identity during depression and how it has claimed my family. Need advice!

4 years ago I was in a relationship with a man where for the entire time, I received constant emo...

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Violet Rose

Terrified of PND again!

Hi all, I am new here and I hope I get some support and some replies on here regarding this. My...

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Hi there Honey! I had a brush with PND with my second child and going on 18 months with my third. Here is what has helped me. #1 Su...

aliyah2013

Hi everyone

Hello everyone. Please do not judge or hate or anything like that but i just want some hope or su...

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Hello, My daughter is 13 months and my husband and I have started trying for number 2. I'm rather scared because I'm rea...

TP09

Severe back problems and newborn

I have had chronic back problems for as long as I can remember. I've had different diagnosis...

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Sorry to hear about your back pain. I too had it and still do. Mine was shocking for the delivery of my second child that the pain i...

Sugar&Spice...

Antidepressants- when to stop taking them?

It's been about a year since I started taking medications for PND/anxiety and lately I'...

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I would never discourage u to discontinue the treatment - if u feel better , I am happy for u. In my case it was just many frustrati...

Teagan_Thomas

worried? :/

if im on antidepressants before pregnancy, do i have to stop taking them? also if i have depresio...

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thanks, going on friday for tests an stuff so ill check then :3

worried about PND second time around

Hi Sorry guys I know this is in the wrong place but have posted in the correct place as well jus...

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Shaz.O wrote: Hi, I am new to this so please be gentle but i suffered with serve PND after the birth of my son who is now 8. 8years ...

Kolo13

Partner with depression, how to cope while pregnant?

Hi, I'm 34 weeks pregnant with my second child and my first is 3 years old. It's just ...

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GBH's xoxo My DH has suffered depression and anxiety for the past 6 years, so twice while l've been pregnant. I'll ...

New2MumsieWorld

I miscarried and I'm struggling to cope with everyday life

Hi there, I'm just putting it out there and hoping to talk to ladies or anyone who understan...

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We are so sorry for your loss. We also wanted to let you know that we have a number of New Zealand based Miscarriage Grief and Cou...

Lilsunflower

Do I keep seeing a Clin Psyc

What would you do? I had a very hard time getting over a difficult birth and breastfeeding issues...

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Thank you for this. I ended up seeing a lady as part of the six free GP sessions because I didn't quite know where else to look...

J_Mobberley

Struggling

hey there, im struggling right now. im a young parent of 2 that got diagnosed with PND 3 months ...

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If seeing a psychologist is expensive try www.bulkbillingnetwork.com.au

nelliej

Post-natal Anxiety... ways to deal with it, what has helped you??

Hi I have self-diagnosed myself with post natal anxiety I have prob always suffered from anxiety ...

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You can also try www.bulkbillingnetwork.com.au to find a psychologist

Mishaeladaken

Great place to come for support!

Hi everyone, there is a wonderful place in Lower Hutt that offers support to mums and mums to be....

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Mary_Jane173

seeking advice

okay sorry if this is to long but i need to rant its on my mind 24/7 i know its probably bitchy o...

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For him to not be able to see him you will need to prove he is unfit, so you will probably need to put up with supervised visits in ...

Mama-to-one

How did you deal with PND?

Hello Ladies! It's taken me a couple of weeks to pluck up the courage to get on here and as...

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Mummy to little Liam, Sorry, had to dash before I finished that. Hope you find something that helps you soon. The hardest bit I f...

Cjhhh93

Prior mental illness and pregnancy/childbirth

I realise this is probably a long shot but I was wondering if there were any Mums or soon to be m...

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Hi. My heart goes out to you. I have had a severe mental illness for twenty years. Although I have been well and stable for a long ...

mande

what do to when you realise it's all wrong

ok this post may seem all over the place as i am just writing what ever comes into my head. im a ...

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I totally get what you mean Sounds to me like you are holding on to a lot of stuff that you can't change now. I really think yo...

mastercard

pregnant with forth child, and not doing well with it.

hi, im 29yrs old and, I have 3 beautiful princesses, I am currently 5weeks pregnant with my 4th, ...

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hi there gorgeous mummy DO NOT FEEL BAD for the way you feel no one else will understand nor feel this way, this is what i have le...

ekin828

I'm feeling down and wished i was still pregnant

am i crazy wishing i was still pregnant? I gave birth 7 weeks ago and i'm missing my bump de...

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Im the same and my bub is 5 months old. I think its because although he was my second I cannot have any more so I know I'll nev...

Aspen123

Constantly fighting with partner

I've been with my partner now for 4.5 years we have a 2 year old girl and a 5 week old boy. ...

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Hi Marlee yeah id speak to the maternal health nurse about it if you feel comfortable, or even your doctor at your 6 week check up? ...

StrugglingMummy

I cant be the only one?

Im a young mum. Im only 18 and have a 4 month old baby. After I had him I was diagnosed with PND ...

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How are you going?

Mary_Jane173

having just abit of a bad experience

OK so i had my baby on the 30th of October. i am not with the father because he is into drugs and...

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I wouldn't let him near the baby if he's into drugs and alcohol. You never know how he will react if the baby cries for a ...

*ProudMuM21*

Crying every day now for nearly 4 weeks..

Hi ladies, Im just wondering when its supposed to get easier with the tears? Been crying off and ...

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Just wanted to chime in and say that I felt exactly like you when my DS was born last year. For roughly the first 6 weeks I was terr...

Chris_B_23

Need Advice for helping Partner that has sighs of depression

So i'm a guy to begin with and on here to try to find out what I can do to help my partner. ...

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Thats very kind of you to be so mindful of her feelings. To be honest its pretty normal to feel unattractive when you're pregn...

yogi79

no support

Just wondering what mummies do when they don't have a support network?.I have 3 girls. 14 yr...

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Yogi my daughter is exactly the same except she doesn't sleep at night either! She's up every 1-3 hours all night and catn...