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June 6th, 2010, 07:10 PM
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Do you have any positive stories to share about how treating your PPD has helped you?
Andrea, mom to 3 beautiful girls - Abigail (8) Annabelle (6) and Alexis (3)

Expecting baby #4 in April - It's a BOY!

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June 8th, 2010, 09:02 AM
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It's been 2 years since the birth of my son and I am still on lexapro(started taking it last year when my husband was deployed to Iraq) .

I feel like my old self now and I am able to enjoy life and enjoy my little man.
It is amazing what PPD and anxiety can do to a person.
Just last night I was watching Thomas and Friends with my baby and thinking back to last year when I would sit there and watch the same episode and just cry while holding him and watching and listening to the songs on there.Sounds crazy I know....But I am very thankful each and every day.

PPD is a terrible ordeal to go through and I hope that everyone suffering will call their doctor and get help so they can enjoy life and enjoy their little ones.

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June 8th, 2010, 08:02 PM
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By dealing with it I am able to get myself back on track. I don't just sit and cry or wallow. I have done meds and other methods depending on what I felt I needed. This time I am trying to work out. I also see a counselor this time around. Since I suffer from it with my miscarriages too it really sucks.

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