I couldn’t sleep, I couldn’t eat and I just wanted to escape my mind
To help spread awareness of perinatal depression and anxiety we have been publishing stories bravely written by women and men who have experienced PNDA. This is Tegan’s story …
The day those two lines showed up on the pregnancy test I felt so excited. Becoming a mum was something I had wanted for a long time. I could not wait for the day I would hold my baby in my arms and have a child of my own.
Heading to my first scan at eight weeks I was nervous, as most new parents are. Seeing my baby for the first time was incredible, but it revealed some complications. And that’s when the anxiety began.
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