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Round 2

Posted by on June 24, 2013 in Being a Mumma, Kids, Pregnancy | 5 comments

Round 2

In April 2012 I had 3 nights in a row where I struggled to sleep. I felt really anxious and just weird. By the third night at 3am I all of a sudden thought “OMG I’m pregnant again! . I would’ve been super excited but I was very nervous, only 4 months earlier I had an ectopic pregnancy. (Here is a definition from Wikipedia) An ectopic pregnancy, or eccysis, is a complication of pregnancy in which the embryo implants outside the uterine cavity.[1] With rare exceptions, ectopic pregnancies are not viable. Furthermore, they...

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Thank You!!!

Posted by on June 20, 2013 in Being a Mumma, Kids, Pregnancy, The UNspoken | 5 comments

Thank You!!!

Wow!!! I am overwhelmed with the response to my first post and I wanted to thank you all. It breaks my heart to think that in just 3 days I have received so many emails and comments from other women who are, or know someone experiencing PND. I promise, I will eventually get back to each and every one of you but I have to admit, I didn’t think it would take off like it has, sooooo I may take a while but I will get back to you. Olivia is 3 1/2 now, at times I question if PND would affect our relationship but I can assure you it...

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Postnatal Depression or Post Traumatic Stress Disorder???

Posted by on June 17, 2013 in Being a Mumma, Pregnancy, The UNspoken | 40 comments

Postnatal Depression or Post Traumatic Stress Disorder???

First family photo. This was seconds after delivery, not many people have seen this photo. I was hesitant to put it up, I don’t recognise myself and it brings back some painful memories but I want to be open and honest.     I had always dreamt of being a mum, I felt it was my destined career path. I was never really sure of what I wanted to do after I finished school but being a mum was never a question. My pregnancy with Olivia wasn’t great, I had awful morning sickness for the majority of the pregnancy. From the...

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