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Post Partum Depression and Anxiety (PPDA)


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#1 cheapdate

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Posted 10 January 2017 - 03:55 PM

Anyone else diagnosed with PPDA?

I think a support group would be great on here. I feel so alone in this but I know there are others out there who have gone through/are going through the same thing.


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#2 Jem6409

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Posted Yesterday, 07:51 AM

I went through it with all three of my children. It's one of the hardest things ever. But doing much better now with help from a great doctor.
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Posted Yesterday, 04:01 PM

I did not have PPD, which we were shocked about haha. My anxiety, however, absolutely skyrocketed after my son was born. I am hesitant to call it PPA though, since I had anxiety before my son; it just got infinitely worse after having a baby and breastfeeding for almost a year. I'd still definitely like to see a support group for parents with anxiety/depression, though. :)



#4 gej2e

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Posted Today, 01:04 AM

I was diagnosed with PPD and PPOCD. I felt really terrible for awhile, but things improved with therapy and meds for a little while. I have dealt with a lot of emotional issues throughout my life, but that was really the hardest one because, even today, I feel like the first year of my daughter's life I was not totally present and able to appreciate her as a baby. I'm definitely here for anyone that needs to talk or vent!




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