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Can you give me advice?

My son is 7.5 months, he is a preemie with trach. He has been in the NICU for 153 days; Came home the tuesday after thanksgiving. I don't know if I just dealing with post-partem depression or if I'm just reacting to the lack of sleep. Help me!

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MzWhitnei

Asked by MzWhitnei at 4:58 AM on Jan. 27, 2013 in General Parenting

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  • I think it can be both. Lack of sleep defiantly contributes to depression. Can someone help you a little more with the baby so you can sleep or get out of the house on your own.
    RyansMom001

    Answer by RyansMom001 at 6:03 AM on Jan. 27, 2013

  • I agree - probably both. Go talk to your doc.
    winterglow

    Answer by winterglow at 7:10 AM on Jan. 27, 2013

  • Call your doctor to discuss this. They will know what questions to ask to give you the kind of help you need.

    I will say though, the lack of sleep with my first was like hitting a huge brick wall. There are several weeks I really don't remember too well.
    QuinnMae

    Answer by QuinnMae at 10:33 AM on Jan. 27, 2013

  • Breath and relax and it will all come natural to you :)
    Im-HiDdEn

    Answer by Im-HiDdEn at 3:13 AM on Feb. 2, 2013

  • call your dr to discuss matters / concerns and good luck!!!
    san78

    Answer by san78 at 12:55 PM on Feb. 5, 2013

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