Monthly Archives: June 2015

The Anger Chime

Anger is a legitimate and common aspect of postpartum depression and anxiety. Many new mothers experience troubling and persistent anger after the birth of a child. This previous blog post discusses anger and PPD/A in more depth. What I’m concerned with here is approaching that anger. In my own experience rage can rise in an… Read more »

Dads, You’re Not Alone

I think fathers are often the silent bystanders when it comes to postpartum depression and anxiety. New dads may not know how to support their struggling partners, or may be dealing with their own intense challenges following childbirth. With the expectation that dads will support their partners and new babies above all else there is… Read more »

Beyond “Post”Partum Depression

  Article by Andrea Paterson It’s good to see that there is a lot of focus on the serious nature of postpartum depression and anxiety these days. While there is still work to be done in terms of spreading awareness of signs, symptoms, and scope of perinatal mood disorders there is certainly more information available… Read more »