Hi I'm new here
I had PPP in Jan 2016 and relapsed three times and ended up in a mother and baby unit for 3 months, then an acute ward twice, my latest stay ...
I'm new here, I guess this is my first post
As you might be able to see from my username, my name is Joe. I've had depression for as long as I can remember, and I've had psychosis for a...
Olanzapine and medication reduction 18 months on from PP
Hi all Just asking for some advice really. My daughter is 18 months old now and although I am still a bit up and down with my mood and anxiet...
Hi Ladies- hope you all are well. I'm writing because my ppp journey continues....
Recovery from PPP - feeling spaced out
Hello, I am currently recovering from ppp after 2 stays on an MBU, with my second stay only ending last month. I currently take a combination...
Can postpartum psychosis really take your life away?
How do you explain to people after you've done some outrageous things and how do you come back from it all... loss of confidence being the wo...
Experience of being in a MBU?
A question about mother and baby units: can anyone tell me about her experiences in one ?...
Psychosis or just Depression.
I'm being treated for major depressive disorder with psychosis but I think that this is postpartum psychosis....
I'm being assessed to go to Bristol MBU... any experiences?...
Previous mental illness/psychosis?
I was just thinking I wonder if many people who suffer from pp after having a baby have any previous mental illness or psychosis?...
4 months in
I had PP at the end of April this year when I was 5 months postpartum. I am now 5 months past my initial PP and have had akathisia, depersona...
That Disconnected Feeling..
I just wanted to ask those who have recovered- if you had the feeling of being disconnected from your life, like things aren't quite " real"-...
I am new here. Being admitted to a mother and baby unit. Any advice?
I have joined this forum because I wanted to have more understanding about the reason I am being admitted to a mother and baby unit. My perin...
Recently diagnosed with Postpartum Psychosis
I was recently ( less than a month ago ) diagnosed with postpartum psychosis after a psychiatric inpatient stay. There doesn't seem to be muc...
MBU's Are there plans for more?
I was lucky to have had a MBU on my doorstep in Winwick Hospital, near Warrington, Cheshire. I cannot imagine what it is like for women with ...
Psychosis in 2009...still haunts me but I'm sill going!
In 2009 after giving birth to my first child I literally " popped " on day 9 and was sent to hospital in an ambulance, yelling and screaming....
Finally well and coming off meds
This time last year I was in the local psychiatric hospital as I was still battling the psychosis from having my daughter 18months prior. She...
Extreme anxiety after PP
Hi everyone, I was diagnosed with PP 12 weeks ago after the birth of my daughter....
I don't think she has post partum psychosis, but she has had 3 periods in 1 month, and she needs support that I simply cannot give....
High risk of PPP - Meds & Bottle Feeding
To reduce the risk of PPP, he suggested I take lithium and low dose of haloperidol about two months before due date....
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