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Would it be possible that I am suffering pnd but haven't been diagnosed?

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SalagadooLamagicaboo Tue 26-Feb-13 19:23:08

My dd is nearly 17 months old which is why I am not sure I should go to the dr.

Since dd was born I have had good days and bad ones,

I am becoming more and more anxious about things related to dd.

I have lost all my confidence but put on a brave face in front of people,

I need constant reassurance from dp, he is being great about it but agreed with me last night that I am not the same I used to be since dd is born, it is like if I live my life through her.

I have lost all interest in sex, which again dp is being great about.

I have never spoken to the dr or hv about it, but after a discussion with dp last night, I am starting to think that maybe I should.

But because of dd's age I am scared the dr won't take me seriously.

Has someone been in a similar situation before?


BeerTricksPotter Tue 26-Feb-13 19:47:14

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

stargirl1701 Tue 26-Feb-13 19:48:26

Could it be post natal anxiety? I'm going for an assessment of PNA next week. GP doesn't thinks it's PND.

SalagadooLamagicaboo Tue 26-Feb-13 20:17:54

I will try booking an appointment with my gp, I tried today but they were fully booked,

I can't go on like that, I have even withdrawn myself from seeing friends recently, which I would have never done before, so I don't think this will stop by itself

I must have been ignoring it for too long

Lucyellensmum95 Tue 26-Feb-13 20:21:55

I had missed pnd that wasn't diagnosed until DD was 2.5. Definately get some help - i didn't think i had a problem, i thought i had problem(s) and i did but i blew them wayyyyy out of proportion

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