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Hello, I am 5wks pregnant today I'm very excited this time around but also very worried. I experienced postpartum depression after the birth of my first child and worried that I may experience it again with this child. Does anyone have an advice on what to do should this happen? My first experience was unbearable and I kept it to myself ..
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You poor thing, I really get what you're saying. I had ppd too after my daughter was born because she wasn't sleeping.
My best advice for now, hard as it is to do, is to try not to be anxious about this time around - yes it happened before but it won't necessarily happen again! And in case it does, and you didn't get the help you needed last time or didn't get it fast enough, use this time productively to search for places to help you - both online, on the phone, and in real life. Look for resources that are free or low cost, in case money isn't available for lots of therapy. By being proactive you'll use your nervous energy rather than getting all wrapped up over something that, right now, isn't real.
Best of luck to you, and I hope everything works out no matter what happens :)
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Thank you so much, at the time I had no idea what was wrong  and why I felt the way i felt and I am one to conceal my feelings. This is helpful,  I'm trying to use the internet more for better options and approaches on things and I certainly didn't think of actually going to someone for help. A friend told me she was prescribe some medicine, but being medicated with my children has never been an option to me
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I am so sorry that you had to deal with this alone no one should ever, my advice to you is to absolutely have at least one person, doesn't have to be husband or relative just a trusted friend maybe even a mom you meet on here or someone you trust, but you need to be able to share your feelings :( and second call the doctor as soon as possible they are great listeners or so they were for me and right away prescribed something to help me.
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