You might be wondering what #PNDoz is doing all over my header image and on my Twitter profile… well here is a post to explain. Become Mum and I are two mothers in Australia who have been diagnosed with Postnatal Depression. We found each other on Twitter and linked in with the lovely people using… Continue reading What is #PNDoz?
During my Postnatal Depression journey I’ve come across, and used, many services that I’d like to mention and give thanks to. I’d never be at the point where I am now and so quickly after being diagnosed without each of their help. Being from the UK, I had no prior knowledge or experience of… Continue reading PND: Services available in Sydney
I know you don’t want to read this, but you have to. You have to know you will get through this moment. I know it feels like the end of the world and that nothing’s worth fighting this hard for but it’s not going to feel this way forever. Try and take a moment to… Continue reading An open letter to myself for my dark days
Wow, I’ve been really blown away by the support I have found on Twitter. I’ve only been on there for a couple of days and already I’ve met many others going through the same thing, from all around the world. I’ve been welcomed into the #PNDfamily with open arms. I’m very excited about the opportunity… Continue reading A Twitter Family
Something that became clear to me when I started to feel a little better was my desire to help others. I’ve previously worked in advertising and I don’t believe that’s helping anyone, except the big guns make money. I feel that, if I was destined to get so depressed, something good has to come out… Continue reading Helping others
I was referred to a place called the Gidget Foundation in North Sydney in October 2015. The Gidget Foundation provides a free professional psychological support service for pregnant women and new parents suffering anxiety and depression. I was scheduled in for an appointment with a psychologist but had no idea what to expect. I didn’t know what a… Continue reading My first appointment with a psychologist