ADELE THANKS FRIENDS FOR ‘IQ, WITTY, RARE HEART’ ON PSYCHOSIS POSTPARTUM
The participation of the Honest Heart Blog has helped women experience postpartum psychosis to raise awareness of unknown conditions – with the simple help of a very famous friend.
Laura Dockrell, a poet and performance designer from Brixton, bravely participated in her battle and recovered from the rare disease that afflicts new mothers.
This thirty-two-year-old book was published on the blog ‘Mother of All Menus’, organized by Clemie Telford of Beckham.
I wrote: ‘Since I spent my childhood in February this year, I was suffering from the post-natal mindset.’
‘A rare and unknown disease affects one woman among thousands of women and is seen as an emergency medical condition.’
Laura did not have a history of mental illness and said her doctors believed that the birth of an infant – with a C-section emergency and 5 days in the hospital – could have led to the emergence of the condition.
The second one came to the house and in bed, I was overwhelmed by this terrible feeling of fear and dread,’ she says. ‘Like the night before school, I felt like I was dying.
‘My breath was short and narrow, my heart was exploding from my chest and my stomach was clotting
‘I turned to my partner Hugo and said,’ Something is not right for me, I do not know what it is, but I’m not okay. ‘
She described how well-meaning friends told her to try to relax with Netflix and fast food, ‘But her concern, her obsession, and her fears about her son’s death are consuming a lot.’
She wrote: ‘I still can not pinpoint exactly what happened or how I took it. All I know is that I was terrified and lost and confused and scared about myself and my son and I did not trust anyone – even I accused Hugo of kidnapping our child.
‘After my intrusive – which was the worst night of my life – I entered the hospital for two weeks away from my son, bleeding from birth, and my milk leaking milk leaked out completely from my head ..
‘ I had no idea where I was. Psychotherapy, psychotherapy and support from doctors, Laura is now home and wants to help raise awareness of the treatable condition and help end postpartum stigma. ‘I tried to hide my illness from my family and friends because I was full of shame and feeling Because there is a huge expectation for women to be ideal, the mama queens of all of them You can manage everything. ‘
Laura hopes her story will help other women come in and ask for help: ‘If this engagement can be associated with anyone who feels the glamour of this and resonates with it, please talk to someone and get help.’
According to the National Health Authority, symptoms of postpartum psychosis usually begin within two weeks after birth and may include hallucinations, manic mood, depression, confusion and out-of-character behaviour. Doctors do not know why people develop the disease but believe that a family history of mental health problems, pre-existing conditions such as bipolar disorder, painful birth or pregnancy may mean that some mothers are at greater risk.
Most women will achieve full recovery.
Laura’s site was immediately hit with tension, with Twitter readers hailing his post as ‘incredibly brave and incredibly strong.’
Laura’s best friend – who thanked him in her participation to get her support – rushed to share her support.
Musician Adele posted on Instagram: ‘This is my dearest friend. We have been friends of our spirits more than we do.
‘ She had a beautiful Godson six months ago and was the biggest challenge in her life in more than one way.
” I wrote the most intimate, intelligent, heartbreaking and broken heart of her experience of becoming a new mother and being diagnosed with postmodern psychosis. ‘
Mamas talk about how you feel because in some cases it can save your life or someone else’s life. ‘I hope Laura will have a story that has a lasting impact.’ She told the News that ‘the mother’s mental health needs more.’ Of the broadcast. ” Having a child is a time of weakness and complexity, which often leaves women struggling without support.