I haven't posted here before but I have read lots of your messages and gained reassurance. I had pp in Jan 2012, 7 days after the birth of my daughter. The psychosis lasted about 2 weeks but was followed by cycles of extreme low mood/anxiety which lasted 9months. After lots of different meds I went onto lithium and an antidepressant. I stayed on lithium for 2 years after being well and reduced gradually and I've not had any relapses or periods of low mood since. I'm now pregnant with baby number 2 and have been asking for support from GP and consultant and not really getting any answers. I feel I need a good plan in place for when baby arrives for meds and support. My GP has eventually referred me to the local mental health service but I'm not due to be seen by a psychiatrist until I'm 36 weeks. I have heard via this forum about the second opinion service by Dr Ian Jones at Cardiff so I've been back to my GP and requested to be referred here. Initially he refused as he said the referral needs to come From psychiatrist. If I wait for psychiatrist appt it will obviously be too late. When I got upset during the consultation he then changed his mind and said he would refer me! Does anyone know if Dr Ian Jones accepts GP referrals and if so what the wait is to be seen? Any other advice for second pregnancy following pp would be much appreciated too.