Post Natal Depression – do you have any of these symptoms?
- exhausted, stressed, anxious, confused
- feeling unable to cope with your baby
- managing daily activities difficult
- hard to make simple decisions
- crying uncontrollably
- feeling guilty, useless or irritable?
Then you may have post natal depression. Make an appointment to speak to your doctor about this, it will be one of the best things that you can do for yourself.
www.pnd.org.nz is a Post & Ante Natal Distress Group which provides support for women and their families who are experiencing distress/depression during pregnancy and / or after the birth of a baby. It is a voluntary not for profit organization.
Telephone Support Line operates 7 days, 9am – 9pm. It is staffed by trained, telephone support people, who have recovered from PND, and are now volunteers. Phone 04 472 3135 9am – 9pm (telecom message service will relay your message)
For more information and shared support about Post Natal Depression, please view our PND Section