JRO3, if I could give you any advice, it's don't wait as long as I did to get help, DD would have been 12months by the time I sought help, I wish I'd done it so much sooner xx
So true MrJones, I left it WAY to long as well.
Honestly it's a though call to make, we are all different and we all cope and adjust differently to motherhood, if you feel you need help or are not coping you should ask for help however I would be careful not to confuse "I'm not coping" with my house is not perfect my child is not perfectly behaved all the time and I don't look like a supermodel kind of not coping.
Of course the housework is going to slack off there's a baby to take care of!
I did have an issue with going out too, till DH encouraged me to get out there and I made some local mummy friends I was leaving the house maybe once a week... sure it was a pain especially at the start but I got used to it and now I can organize myself and bub and I like going places. So perhaps do try to make an effort on that.
Also I've done the leave the baby in a safe place and go take a breather, I think everyone has those moments don't feel it's only you.
be kind to yourself!!
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