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I’ve noticed my mood going downhill for the last few months and I get angry and upset over the smallest things.. that’s just the start of it but things have hit rock bottom the last few days :(
I have twins aged 10 months and a 2yo. Any help, advice is much appreciated.

Posted anonymously, 14th January 2014

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  • I think it can be diagnosed even years later. Please seek medical help.

  • They usually say 1-2 years, but sometimes it may never be too late, especially if trauma is involved. Please see someone x

  • See your GP – I believe it’s up to at least 2 years.

  • hugs babe, I hope your receiving support

  • up to 2 years and maybe longer? I hope you have seeked advice. I saw SJOG rapahel centre who put me on sertraline

  • You totally need a holiday – I’ve done the hardest thing already and that is reaching out and admitting ur struggling…. Xx *big HUGS*

  • I was like that for two yrs!

  • some really good comments here. hope you’re ok.

  • Agree with the other Mum’s who have recommended you see your GP.

  • I believe it can be diagnosed years later. Seek help – talk to your GP.

  • Not everyone same better talk to your doctor. Thank you.

  • Diagnosed over 1 year after birth and have read article about diagnosis of depression at the 4 yr mark being more common now

  • I think you can get it up to around 2 yrs, but would not say for certain

  • You should probably speak to someone about your feelings. It can take a while for depression to be diagnosed but the sooner you find help the better.

  • it took me 2 years i think u should seek help

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