had lots of miscarriages.. had 2 boys... doc said the babys must of been girls.... we ready for another boy.. brill... i was Soo happy when they said its a girl... among calling them lies lol...had postnatal baby blues on boys... but with my baby girl... it was hell... didnt have a clue why i wasnt happy... etc led to etc... i ended up sectioned on mental health act..... that was 25 years ago.... sectioned an treated as schizophrenic....
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Hi Julison - I'm so sorry to hear this, it must have been incredibly frightening. How are you doing now, 25 years on? I hope you and your (now grown!) children are all well.
I think it is fairly common for PP to be misdiagnosed like that. Perhaps even more so back then, before PP was much understood. I hope you find the support and information on the APP website and forum useful.
Interestingly, I have heard of another lady who had PP after her third baby (also a girl after 2 boys). I wonder if that is pure coincidence or if there is something about the excitement of finally having your much longed for baby girl? A mystery.
All best wishes,
I’m so sorry, you’ve been through so much. PPP is such a lot to go through and to not be diagnosed correctly so hard. How are you now? So glad you’ve found the forum, I really hope you find it helpful, I know I have, to find mums to share the experiences with and also i’ve found the information on the APP website helpful in terms of recognising in it things that I experienced. I really hope you find it, and the support in the forum, useful.
Sending very best wishes to you
Dear Julison Thanks for sharing that experience which must have been very tough . .its such a shock when things start to go wrong and you are vulnerable emotional and tired . We are hard on ourselves and feel guilty when we struggle to cope but desperately need support and understanding . Best wishes Denise