Hannah_at_APPa day ago
Hi, you might be aware that last year APP was recognised in the Maternal Mental Health Alliance awards, as part of their first annual confer...
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Olanzapine The weight does come off (eventually)
angvioleta day ago
When I was on Olanzapine (20mg nightly)
I noticed a huge difference in my appearance after a few weeks. In the 16weeks I was on it I gained ...
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Sayvy7 days ago
Idk if this is part of my anxiety but it’s so frustrating Ill just be sitting there an out of no where I get anxious and butterflies and I g...
Mirrorball7 days ago
So finally after two and a half years I have been taken off olanzapine. I had PP in 2016 and I have been on a long journey of recovery since...
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Fluid retention from olanzapine
JoannaBrooks8 days ago
Hi, I'm a bit gutted- I had a manic episode, so am back on olanzapine after years off it. It's not the end of the world as I'm fine now but ...
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A lovely little person
jododo9 days ago
I’m happy but also very sad. My little girl is 3 months and such a cheeky character. She likes me looking at her and talking to her so much....
Here we go again.....
RedRosie369 days ago
Its starting again...its all so bloody sad as she seemed so much better...we have a meeting set up for tomorrow but from talkin...
Ripley669 days ago
This is a stretch but are there any Canadians on the Atlantic coast here? I have a husband who leaves to sea every other month and can find ...
Ina9211 days ago
Hello, my best friend became ill (postpartum psychosis). I wish I could help her. She's already in hospital, but doctors not doing much. It'...
Denizt13 days ago
Now 15 weeks , my daughter is feeling less overwhelmed by continual vomiting and although she’s nauseous most of the time her sickness is on...
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Kats8814 days ago
So following my overdose I tried to leave intensive care, got about 3 miles away from the hospital when the police found me and dragged me b...
Passionatebutterfly16 days ago
Hello everyone im so happy to have found this forum. Ive recently just gotten over a year long psychosis (my 1st one ever) and let me tell u...
Things that make me feel better
Annanoosh19 days ago
I thought I would share a few things that have made me feel better during my recovery in case they work for others.
1. Wild swimming- yep som...
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Denizt21 days ago
Does anyone know of a support group in the South of England or on this site ?for pregnant women suffering from hyperemesis gravidarum ? Alth...
Its a year after my pp and the guilt and anxiety leaves me exhausted still.
Jadaggg22 days ago
Hi im new to this, i had pp in may 2017, it was 2 weeks after the birth of my little boy, i cant remember much of it only what i have been t...
Pre-admission to MBU let downs
Annanoosh23 days ago
I had a bad experience in my lead up to admission to MBU, I wondered if any of you can relate? I have previously written on here about my bi...
I'm not a professional, but I need help to diagnose my wife
sitiposit23 days agoPOPULAR
My wife gave birth 3 months ago. Since Thursday, she's been distracted, confused, paranoid, hostile/timid and delusional. Her maternity lea...
Anyone in the West Midlands?
kchaa month ago
Hi, I'm doing some work with Action on Postpartum Psychosis at the moment to increase training and volunteers in the West Midlands region. I...
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RedRosie36a month ago
Just giving you all an update and I'm delighted to say Daughter has been discharged from the unit..BUT with lots of support in ...
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How to protect children from mood swings
Becciandbumpa month ago
Wondering if anyone had any advice of how you coped if psychotic and behaving out of character around other young siblings apart from the...
Undoing our mistakes
jododoa month ago
I’ve posted on this before but I’m not sure where.
Does anyone know of any resources advising parents of children with attachment disorder t...
Worst parenting day to date!
Hazelloa month ago
I had PP in 2016 and recovered well until going back to work which set me back. I'm now without work and was doing really well until the la...
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Post traumatic stress disorder
KA1234a month ago
Hello. I had PP in 2006 after the birth of my Son who is now 12. I had a very traumatic delivery which ended up with an emergency c section....
Angry at the way women are treated post partum
Annanoosha month ago
I would say that after my experience of PP, my overall feeling is anger that women are suffering and there is not enough awareness or suppor...
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Positivity for worried partners.
Clintbarretta month ago
For all the worried and scared partners.
I would like to let all the partners out there know that there is "a light at the end of the tunnel....
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Advice needed for 2nd pregnancy, undiagnosed psychosis?
Rach1012a month ago
Hi everyone, I have never done anything like this before so I apologise if I’m posting somewhere random but just after a bit of advice reall...
Daughter at home : )
Hi, My daughter has an overnight leave that went really well and is now on a weeks home leave..shes doing really well..fingers crossed
But I ...
Weaning off Quetiapine/Seroquel
Ripley662 months ago
I'm not looking for medical advice...I know I have to be monitored by a psychiatrist while weaning, but I am just looking for some stories o...
I got my boys back!!
rachellea20072 months ago
I got PP in September 2011 after the birth of my second son. I was dreadfully unwell. Long story short but after a planned four month hospit...
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Kats882 months agoPOPULAR
MESSAGE FROM APP FORUM MODERATORS: this thread contains some distressing content including the topic of abuse. If you are feeling vulnerable...
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