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My sister has been baby mad all her life. .finaly at 35 she has had a baby july 2020. . Things were going ok,ish for 1st 8 weeks . . She has ocd and a checking disorder for years . . So slight mental health. Lead a pretty much normal life. 8 wks went by she started struggling with lack of sleep.kept checking baby over and over again.it just got to much.she started being negative and struggling.then things turned real bad.she had to go and stay with my mum, my mum is her saftey net and left baby with dad.she got depressd and was behaving weird. Suicidal thougths. Doubting everything .completely lost confidence with everything. Baby was big pressure to her by then as was normal daily tasks . She refused help . Phychitrist etc .was on anti depressants .has been on n off for years.her anxiety went through the roof. . Then it went bad to worseg the suicidal thougts started taking over. She attempd to jump from a bridge luckily didnt went back to my mums .we calld the police.crisis team came they were useless.tried for weeks to get her sectiond. Then they told her they,l be back in the morning to section her (this was her worst fear) my mum was watching her constantly. Next morning mum went to toilet my sister ran downstairs out the the garden. Mum went quick as she could when she heard the door go. There was my sister pouring with blood stabb herself in the neck and knife sticking out stomach.mum saved her .luckily emergency service came quick.she got airliftd to a london hosp. Kept there for 2wks . Recoverd from wounds now been sectiond and put in mother and baby unit. . She rejecting baby. And is going thru hell.wnt eat ,get up .do anything just wants to end it. . She getting worse again. . We are devestated and has had a masive impact on family. My poor mum what she saw and had to do. Theyve diagnosd her with P.P and severe depresion with phychotic features and ocd. . She on anti depresants .only been in unit 4days . . Just cant see a way forward and want her to start seeing forward. Its the worst time of our lives . . Will she recover ? And how long til she sees the light? This is killing me. . Tia x