Real Stories

These are true experiences of people who have been affected by perinatal mental illness, either in themselves, in a partner or in a family member.

If you would like to share your story with us please contact us.

Your experience can help others.

If you recognise these symptoms and feelings in yourself or someone else please contact us today.

For urgent or crisis mental health care, freephone 0800 920 092 (24 hours, 7 days a week).

*Names have been changed for privacy

H – Mum of 2

I want to take a moment to talk about something I have experienced.
That thing is Post Natal Depression – PND for short.

T – Mum of 7

Hi, my name is T and I am a stay at home mum of 7 children aged between 17 and 2.
I developed postnatal depression or PND after every one of my children to varying degrees.

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