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Pregnant with A Mental Illness

Thu, Aug 27th 2009

My daughter is pregnant and in a psychiatric hospital and only able to take Seroquel. She is sick and she can't stay at the hospital and there are no group homes in our town. I am raising her daughter who is 10 and I am 60. I can't raise this child. I can't have my daughter living ini my home while she is psychotic. Where can she go so she can be cared for while she is pregnant? She wants to keep the baby, but she is not fit to raise a child as proven by her behavior with my grandaughter. Are there any religious anti abortionists who take in people with this problem. Human services plan to take the child when it is born. During the last pregnancy my daughter had severe post partum depression and became psychotic. She went in and out of the state hospital 5 times. My daughter is easy prey.

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