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We are the community for Post Natal Illness on the NHS Choices website! https://healthunlocked.com/pniorguk
Calling all Men: If you would like somewhere to talk privately with other men who have partners with PNI, email admin@pni.org.uk with your username to request access to 'The Mensroom'
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Post Natal Illness

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No New Posts New Members

This is a place to introduce yourself on the forum. We would love to meet you :)

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by monica
Aug 17, 2023 17:15:44 GMT
No New Posts Support for Post Natal Illness i.e. Anxiety, Depression etc

If you have PNI, think you may have PNI or have had PNI, this is the board for you.

Sub-board: Alternative Methods / Therapies

3,170 32,023 Postpartum rage or DP? I don’t know
by monica
Mar 29, 2023 10:23:38 GMT
No New Posts Support for Postpartum Psychosis (PP)

62 875 Seeking participants for research into postpartum psychosis
by griffithss
Nov 26, 2021 20:43:53 GMT
No New Posts Support for Partners, Family and Friends

This is a board for Partners, Families and Friends of those who suffer with PNI.

Sub-board: Relatives and supporters

125 1,523 Baby Number 3
by monica
Feb 26, 2019 17:14:22 GMT
No New Posts Issues around Abuse, Rape and Domestic Violence (Members Only)

This is a place to post issues around Abuse, Rape and Domestic Violence, which while do not cause PNI; they can complicate your recovery. This is a members only area due to the sensitive nature of the subject. This protects our users. If you do not want to register but want to post here, please email admin@pni.org.uk

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No New Posts PNI Diaries

If you want to keep an online daily or weekly diary/ journal, please start your own thread here. Some find this helps to find patterns in their PNI. Please note this section is not Private and can be viewed by others.

Sub-board: Self Harm Diaries

210 25,925 butterflys diary
by monica
Jul 29, 2022 13:36:32 GMT
No New Posts Off Topic and Related Issues

A place where you can air your views about everything and anything

216 2,082 Buggy Rage.
by monica
Mar 7, 2022 15:17:39 GMT


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No New Posts Research and PNI

Moderator: Hopeful

22 35 PNI different from 'normal' depression
by monica
Mar 8, 2022 15:51:59 GMT

Common PNI Symptoms, Themes and Topics

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No New Posts The Birth

Post your birth stories here - good or bad. Or any other issue around the birth you would like to disscuss

38 186 Ptsd- coping techniques
by monica
Sept 29, 2017 20:02:49 GMT
No New Posts The Dreaded Thoughts

Please feel free to add to these threads if anything relates to you. I am trying to pick out common issues for PNI from the main forum - I hope no one minds me moving their post like this?

91 1,682 Why can't I just think normal, and be happy?
by Kirsty
Jun 11, 2017 1:34:41 GMT
No New Posts The Physical Symptoms

Please feel free to add symptoms to these threads if anything relates to you. We will add common one's to our main symptoms page.

142 1,341 Article on physical symptoms post partum
by monica
Dec 10, 2018 16:18:45 GMT
No New Posts Medication and Alternatives

About Medication for PNI and Alternative Treatments.

189 1,387 Breast feeding and medication
by monica
Jan 21, 2022 20:38:16 GMT
No New Posts General Themes

General Themes and issues about having PNI - Please feel free to add your thoughts to these threads

113 749 Merry Christmas
by monica
Dec 25, 2022 20:01:59 GMT

A Place to Chat Openly and some Light Humour too

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No New Posts Tea, Coffee, Wine? ...and General Chat

Draw up a chair put your feet up, make a cuppa or pour yourself a glass of wine and lets have a good natter! :D

47 464 Choice of Supplements
by monica
Nov 14, 2013 17:08:07 GMT
No New Posts Weight Issues

Many of us suffer with weight problems following childbirth and/or PNI. This is the place to swap weight management ideas, tips, and stories, or even keep your own weight diary!

19 322 What diet to choose
by jacksmith1
Jan 15, 2013 13:42:45 GMT
No New Posts Sex and Stuff

We are all adult women here - aren't we?

52 1,243 Loss of Sex Drive
by monica
Mar 8, 2013 8:15:55 GMT
No New Posts Close to the Knuckle

Jokes, funnies, humorous happenings, yours or others - Beware this board could contain explicit material!!

118 472 Awake training for parents
by juppster
Nov 12, 2011 21:50:02 GMT
No New Posts Birthdays

208 804 Happy birthday Kirsty!
by Kirsty
Jun 12, 2017 18:12:57 GMT
No New Posts Life’s Like That; Poems, Quotes and Writings - Yours and Others

55 232 Article about post natal anxiety
by Kirsty
Aug 27, 2017 17:32:45 GMT

Pregnancy, Birth and Beyond

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No New Posts Pregnancy

Are you pregnant, trying to become pregnant or fearful to become pregnant in case PNI returns? Or do you have issues you want to discuss regarding a current pregnancy? This is the section for you!
*However please note that while some of us may have health related training we are not on here as health professionals so anything we say is merely our opinion and all health issues should be checked out with you medical advisors too!

72 1,013 4th time....I must be mad!! :-P
by monica
Jun 4, 2015 8:08:38 GMT
No New Posts Antenatal Problems

For those who are currently experiencing or who have previously experienced antenatal problems.

7 67 White coat syndrome and pregnancy
by quantumrose
Sept 29, 2015 8:57:25 GMT
No New Posts Breastfeeding Issues and Tips

If you are looking for tips on anything breastfeeding related - here is the place to look!

7 73 Breastfeeding
by aura
May 16, 2013 13:13:47 GMT
No New Posts Food & Sleep

42 453 12 month old wont sleep !
by Weeble
Nov 24, 2012 21:07:06 GMT
No New Posts Teething and Weaning

25 182 Teething at 7 weeks old
by wanagetoverthis
Feb 12, 2012 22:19:00 GMT
No New Posts Babies & Children in General

132 1,323 Baby tips
by monica
May 12, 2017 6:06:57 GMT

News and Information

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No New Posts Local PNI Groups

A place where you can find community PNI groups, with other women who are suffering with PNI.

DISCLAIMER: We do not attend these groups individually, neither do we know the group leaders personally. We do (to the best of our ability) try to ensure the groups listed are genuine, prior to posting them here. However, please carry out your own safety checks prior to attending, or request to meet in a public place to ascertain if a group is suitable for you before attending privately.

3 4 Glasgow support group - Glasgow South Pandas
by monica
Mar 26, 2019 19:04:45 GMT
No New Posts Administrator Announcements

News, Updates, and Issues from our Administrators.

87 400 New admin/moderator
by Kirsty
Mar 20, 2017 13:57:56 GMT
No New Posts Moderator Announcements

This is for issues, greetings and updates by our Moderators.

33 133 New moderator - Leanne
by Kirsty
Jan 11, 2018 22:06:43 GMT
No New Posts Fundraising

This board is for fundraising both for keeping PNI ORG UK and for funds to raise awareness generally of PNI and to award small personal development grants to women with PNI who a small boost would help. Any fundraising efforts gratefully received. Every little counts!

Sub-board: May 2011 PNI Awareness Weekend

96 1,158 fundraising ideas - everyone can get involved
by xxellaxx
Jul 5, 2011 21:21:54 GMT
No New Posts Benefits and Working with PNI

Put your work and benefit related posts here.

42 312 Grievance Meeting Set
by nickynoo77
Feb 21, 2010 3:44:22 GMT
No New Posts Forum Comments, Issues and Suggestions

A place to air your views about the forum i.e. The content, how it is run, complaints and praise, plus any suggestions and changes you would like to see.

26 241 Comments for PNI ORG UK?
by Weeble
Jul 29, 2012 10:26:42 GMT
No New Posts Our Founder, Veritee Reed Hall's Research into PNI

A collection of facts and opinionsVeritee gathered, in the hope that it will be useful in helping people with PNI.

13 194 PNI and PCOS
by frogface
Aug 31, 2011 7:37:58 GMT

Recovery and Life after PNI

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No New Posts Positive Recovery

Do you have a story of your recovery which will inspire us?

Sub-board: Positive Recovery

59 366 Caitlin's recovery !
by Kirsty
May 12, 2016 8:29:25 GMT
No New Posts Happiness and Joy

Tell us about the joys in your life and things which make you happy

50 260 Happy Mother's day!
by monica
Mar 26, 2017 14:05:41 GMT
No New Posts Gems

Stuff we really need to keep! :)

3 178 What do we least like to be told when ill with PNI
by Weeble
May 8, 2014 21:29:30 GMT


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