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A few months my partner and I made the decision to terminate an unexpected pregnancy. Upon deciding this we went for our ultrasound where we were told the sac was empty (7 weeks along). A few days before the termination I had cramping and blood discharge. Hubby believes that we were lossing it...
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My teens friend has fallen out with her parents. After speaking with her things don't seem OK at her home. She has been temporarily living with us for 1.5 weeks and now things have had time to calm down I have suggested she reconnects with her family and starts the process of returning home. She...
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Can someone give me some guidance please.. my 18 month old daughter is a terrible sleeper.. she slept well in her bassinet in a tight swaddle untill about 12 weeks old and we then went through some sleepless nights and one day I was so tired I decided to have her swaddled and nap next to me.. (yes...

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This is written by a fellow Imperfect Mum who wishes to remain anonymous. Did you know, There is 6 deaths by suicide every single day in Australia? That is one every four hours. According to the most recent data, it shows more people die from suicide then Skin Cancer in Australia. I could of been one of those deaths. I came very close to becoming a statistic. My name is not important. But my...
Depression is something that will be with me forever. It may not be ‘active’ if you like, but it will be something that I will have to be mindful of. Just recently I found myself slipping back into depression , depression comes in the form of being ‘pushed down’ and a dark cloud comes over. It’s like it just appears out of t he blue. It’s very hard to see clearly and to lift the feeling of...
Besides the practical changes in my life I allowed myself plenty of time to slowly cut out the antidepressants and made sure there were no external stresses in my life.
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