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Post Natal Anxiety

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keekeeblue Tue 09-Oct-12 09:21:46

Just been reading about this on the Anxiety UK website - it has changed the way I think about myself. I really struggled after the birth of my DS 10 years ago and thought I was going mad. I had labyrinthitis in the last few weeks of my pregnancy and as I have health anxiety this absolutely terrified me.

I adore my DS and loved being at home with him but was terrified something would happen to him. I found the responsibility was an enormous elephant sitting on me. One day I saw two freckles on top of his head and wanted to take him to the doctors!! XH said no but was not at all supportive.

I still feel very anxious about letting DS out of my sight, or let other people look after him. But reading the Anxiety UK website has put everything into focus.

Mylittlepuds Tue 09-Oct-12 17:50:51

I might have a read as my DS is 18 months and I still suffer badly with PNA - and I'm pregnant again.

hairytale Tue 09-Oct-12 21:10:55

I'm suffering from pna. It makes me feel properly mad sometimes. I'm on sertralene.

Mylittlepuds Tue 09-Oct-12 21:26:00

Has it helped Hairy?

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