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Left half way through a mother and baby class

Sometimes u think you want to socialise but i sat there with the other mums talking to me about there childs constipation or sleep routine and i couldnt of cared less. I'm clearly not intetested in making mum friends or interacting at the moment. I just got up & left and was quite happy back at home having one on on...

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Feeling lonely/isolated

Hey, so we have lived in Bath for coming up 3 years in July this year (having moved from East Sussex) we left behind family and friends etc. I’m 37 weeks pregnant and just feel really emotional and a bit lonely as I haven’t managed to make many friends and sad that my family isn’t so close especially now we are havi...

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Overthinking

Ughhh idk like maybe me sitting in the house all day is making me feel this way, but I feel so down because I literally don’t do shit but take care of my daughter. I don’t know what job I want to look into. I don’t get myself together like that bc I don’t go anywhere. I don’t have much money to go anywhere right now...

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Finding this stage hard

I found the first few months with my LG difficult but after that I found my feet and was absolutely loving being a Mummy. I was really content with life and I felt like this is everything I have ever wanted but since she’s turned 1 I am finding it so difficult. I am back to work doing shift work, she’s been ill b...

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Looking for some friends..

If I'd known motherhood could be this lonely!! I'd love to have some friends I can chat to who are in the same boat, I'm 38 weeks today with my first and feeling the isolation quite a bit 😞 I've just moved somewhere very quiet and even not having the noise of the street outside makes things so much lonelier (even…

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Novelty of the baby has worn off for family

Does anyone else feel like the novelty of your beautiful baby has worn off for some family members? When he was a newborn we had lots of visitors, people wanting to cuddle him and just show him affection, even showing up with nappies but in the last 3 months, other than grandparents no one has come to our house to s...

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Does anyone feel isolated

I have got a toddler nearly two and 7 months pregnant with my baby girl finding it hard I could meeting up with more mummy friends

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Occupational health

I have been referred to occ health for work related and home related stress? What’s can they possible do for me? Thanks

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How do you cope when CBA?

After a few tough nights I'm having one of those days where I just don't want to mum. I just wanna be left alone and be allowed a lie in. How do you cope with these days? It's just me and the baby so any advice other than 'let his dad take him' would be most welcome :D

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To whoever is reading this…

Dear whoever is reading this, You're incredible even when you feel you're not. You might feel lost now, but great things are coming your way. You're stronger than you think, and have a lot to accomplish, don’t give up. Remember that you matter and you are never alone 💖🌷

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New mama

I am a new mama and honestly starting to feel lonely. Literally message me anything or even a random fact aha!

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How do people cope with …

Sleep deprivation, working & constantly being sick because of their little one, working out and keeping a healthy and intimate relationship with their partners, tidy the house, socialise with friends and relax …. Because I’m finding it a little hard rn and I only have one child and it’s putting me off a second 😭

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Just having one of those days 😩

Hope you’re all doing well! Just having one of those days where I feel absolutely miserable. 😭 I’m so sad, feel so big, emotional and just not myself. I’m so grateful to be pregnant and can’t wait to meet my son but some days it’s just so hard. Anyone else?

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Loneliness

How do people deal with feeling lonely? My family and friends are supportive but I never feel they understand how difficult being a single mum can be sometimes. I’m due to move out of my parents house next month and I’m worried it’s gonna get more lonely when I don’t see everyone everyday. I absolutely adore being ...

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Lonely Mamas Club

Do you ever just have one of those days where you just feel lonely and useless 😭 my husband works two jobs but today was the first time he didn’t have time to respond and I felt so sad.

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Feeling lonely

Are there any other women on here who are still trying to conceive their first baby like myself? Feeling very lonely right now, would like to get to know others in the same situation.

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