I need advice here. I just had my 3rd baby, and lately, all I’ve been doing is crying and not being myself. Sometimes I don’t even know why I’m crying. I feel like I’m not bonding with my baby. I think it’s postpartum depression. I saw online the symptoms, and I have all of them. So my question is if you’ve ever had PPD, what did you do? I’ve never felt like this after having a baby, and I need help on what to do because I can’t take another day like this…I need advice here… I just had my 3rd baby, and lately, all I’ve been doing is crying and not being myself. Sometimes I don’t even know why I’m crying. I feel like I’m not bonding with my baby… I think it’s postpartum depression. I saw online the symptoms, and I have all of them. So my question is if you’ve ever had ppd what did you do? I’ve never felt like this after having a baby, and I need help on what to do because I can’t take another day like this…
I had PPD after my third child as well. DO NOT WAIT ANOTHER DAY… Go see your OBGYN! I was put on antidepressants and they helped immensely! Please feel free to message me if you need to talk or have more questions. PPD is real and makes you feel like your going crazy! Make sure you are open to getting help from family members and friends with the baby until things get better. Praying for whoever and wherever you are!
Dont wait another day…seek help & call your Dr today!!! You wont be sorry…we all need help sometimes!!!
Talk with your OBG. It sounds like PPD. They can help and they do care if you are having those issues. It’s ok to feel that way and sometimes we just need a good cry. But it sounds like yours may need a little help from your doc. I have had PPD Twice and both times my OBG helped me get back situated and on the right path! Praying that you get to feeling more like you!
Sweetie pie, you are NOT alone. If you’re feeling this way, get to your OBGYN QUICK or even the ER. Ask someone to care for the baby temporarily and let them know you are having a medical emergency. You don’t have to go into detail, just get help. Whatever you do, DO NOT pick the baby up if you’re feeling strong negative emotions.
You need to go to your doctor and tell them how you’re feeling, and ask for help. There’s no shame in that. Take deep breaths, write yourself little post it notes and stick them where you will see them often. You’ve got this mama. But you don’t have to go through this alone.
Have someone come and help with baby and you go out and just do something you like to do alone. Ppd can be very serious and detrimental if you don’t talk to someone and feel as much as yourself ASAP. Good luck and best wishes
Please go get help. If they won’t help you, go elsewhere for help. I had PPD that turned into PPP. I attempted suicide because I kept having visions of killing my baby and I didn’t want to hurt her. That was 14 years ago. I’m so sorry this is happening to you. Please get help. It can get better!
Im sure its difficult to parent your children & handle things when you are feeling so sad & just not yourself. People care so dont be shy or passive about asking for help. You need help in a few ways. Can you get a friend or relative to visit each day & stay for a few hours to help you & the kids & such till you feel better? Your hormones are probably causing it but have your doctor check everything. You probably need some type of hormone therapy or medicine to help you get through it. Definitely tell your doctor you need IMMEDIATE care. If you dont have relatives or friends nearby, maybe a ladies church group or new mothers group could send a volunteer to hep you while you are working through this. I pray you are well soon!
I had PPD after having both my kids. Had to take meds in order to get back to myself. It won’t last forever, and you’re not alone in this, but you definitely should talk to your doctor.
I had ppd with my second child really bad. Make an appointment with your Dr they may be able to write you for something temporarily that will help relieve the depression systems. Also try taking walks with your spouse or planning just a day out to help you catch up with some old girlfriends for a couple hours may help as well. I wish you the best, but I can definitely tell you it doesn’t last a long time. With medical advice the sooner the better to get you to the road of feeling better
Make an appointment and definitely get as much sleep and help that’s available. You are not alone. I’m still getting over it and it’s been almost 9 months but every day does get better. My grandma who had 5 kids always said that it takes 1 year to fully recover from having a baby.
You need to call your obgyn as soon as they open and make an appointment. PPD is very real and very scary. Get help as soon as possible. I wish you all the best mama
After my 2nd child I had postpartum depression & it was no fun. I went to my ob/gyn and he sent me to a psychologist. I was put on an antidepressant. It really helped me! Get the help you need! Prayers!!
This happened to me too! I never had ppd with my 1st 2 kids. Then with my 3rd I cried ALL the time. didnt wanna do anything. But I talked with my doctor and she put me 9n some antidepressants and it has helped and I dont need to stay on it that long. It does get better!
First take a deep breath. Can someone come and watch the children for a couple of hours? If so get out and do something nice for yourself. You are very hormonal atm. I promise you this will pass. Try to set up some you time a couple or three days a week.
Talk to your ob/gyn. They deal with ppd every day. You are not alone. I had it with my first. Took meds for about 4 months and was then able to get off of them with no issues. It’s not your fault so please don’t think you’ve done something wrong. It also helps having a support system around you if you can. Someone who can help out with the kids and give you a break. I will keep you in my prayers. This too shall pass. You got this!
I know it sounds dumb, but after my last daughter, I danced around all goofy, took funny pictures. It made me laugh and feel better. You got this.
Call and leave message with nurse… Tell them you need help now.
Sleep and support. Another thing I had to do when it didnt get better was get on a non-narcotic anxiety\depression medication.