WE HAVE A COMPLETE PLAN: The missing pieces to the mental health birth plan have been finalised (only taken 4 months) – Aftercare and Breastfeeding Plans

Following on from creating my Visual Birth Plan, you may have noticed that there were two plans which needed to be referred to separately, these being:

  1. Special Requirements – After birth care plan
  2. Breastfeeding Plan

After the Perinatal mental health meeting, it was noted that a plan needed to be created for my aftercare once Liberty is here to ensure that if I am showing any signs of either postnatal depression or postpartum psychosis, then I can get the support I need quickly.  Also a plan would need to be created if I was to breastfeed following on from further research relating to the whole lamotrigine in breastmilk situation where I am able to still take my medication and how much transfer into my milk  is kept to a minimum.

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