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Hearing things that weren't there was bad; keeping silent about it was worse. For months after my daughter was born via C-section, I felt miserable and pathetic. I had been so independent prior to giving birth at 31; then I saw myself as this needy, ugly thing, financially dependent on a husband who was suffering [...]

Categories: Asian, Before Pregnancy, Belly, First Pregnancy, Mom over 30, Postpartum, Postpartum Psychosis, PPD - Postpartum Depression, Pregnant, Suicide or suicidal thoughts

age: 20 pregnancies:5 births: expecting my first well my name is aya, i am currently 20 years old, i will be 21 on august 26, and i am expecting my first child, a boy, on September 1, 2009. all though at times i am extremely happy that i will be meeting my son soon, i [...]

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