• postnatal depression, postpartum depression
    Mental Health

    My experience with Postnatal Depression

    My experience with postnatal depression came from nowhere My experience of having postnatal depression kind of leapt at me. It took two years of trying before we conceived Fred, he was so wanted, so loved already. Emily was excited to become a big sister – even if baby was a boy. When Fred was born we were smitten, he was perfect. It soon changed, I changed and I became obsessive. It felt as if I’d wrapped the kids in a ball of cotton wool and anyone near was damaging it, wearing my trust thinner. I needed to protect them, and myself. I’d become such a horrible person, hated everyone and…