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I love One Angry Dwarf and Battle of Who Could Care Less by Ben Folds Five - oldies but goodies. Ok, I love that whole album, by the end I am usually singing away and ready to take on the day.
What songs work for you?
Thank you all for sharing your stories. Please keep in mind that this app does not condone violence, whether it is directed against others or against yourself.
A quick google for "self-harm prevention hotline" and "domestic abuse helpline" brought this return back. I'm positive that if you try a search yourself, you will find a multitude of resources staffed by trained crisis intervention professionals. Most services like this are free to use and promise confidential and anonymous counseling.
(The below are for people based in the United States. If you would like help finding resources in another country, please send a note to community at alt12.com and we will do our best to help you set up a search that result in valid options for you.)
(The below are not endorsed by Alt12 but are provided as a convenience to you after a keyword search)
*1-800-DON’T-CUT – More info on self-injury
*http://www.selfinjury.com – Referrals for therapists and tips for how to stop.
*1-800-273-TALK – A 24-hour crisis hotline if you’re about to self-harm or are in an emergency situation.
*To Write Love On Her Arms (http://www.TWLOHA.com) - A non-profit movement dedicated to presenting hope and finding help for people struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury, and suicide.
*1-800-SUICIDE – Hotline for people contemplating suicide.
*1-800-334-HELP – Self Injury Foundation’s 24-hour national crisis line.
National Domestic Abuse Hotline
*1-877-332-7333 – Real Help For Teens’ help line.
Information on Antenatal Depression
(Depression During Pregnancy)
- This information is relinked as a convenience to you based off a basic Google search. It does not replace a consultation with your health care professional and the below is not an endorsement or recommendation by Alt12 or Baby Bump.
If you think you might be having depressive episodes during your pregnancy, please consult with your doctor about the best form of treatment for you and your family.
General Overview of Antenatal Depression
Types of Depression (Antenatal and Postnatal)
Depression and Medication during Pregnancy and Nursing
I feel like I am ALWAYS hungry. Although I am trying to eat healthy I do give in and eat the things that I crave.
The biggest change for me is eating meat now. I was a vegetarian, but since getting pregnant ALL I want is meat!
Please HELP!! Any tips or advice on what to do and how to keep my weight in check! I feel a little crazy at the moment. 😱
I'm 6 wks today and a FTM...Friday night after hubby and I were intimate I spotted after light pink on toilet paper. Then Saturday some brownish spotting also when I wiped. Went to the ER and hcg was good and the dr didn't see anything wrong during pelvic exam. Had a u/s and baby was there but they didn't detect a heartbeat. Hubby said he saw one though... Then last night a little more brownish pink spotting when I wiped. I had follow up blood work today and hcg went from 14000 to 19000 since Saturday... is that too slow of an increase? just worried about my little one... They are doing a formal u/s on Friday... please keep us in your prayers! Thanks.