Posts Tagged: postpartum depression

Finding Reasons to Celebrate

Article by Andrea Paterson Now that most of the holiday festivities are over, and we are entering the dreary core of winter, there can be a tendency for mood and energy to take a nose dive. There doesn’t seem to be anything to celebrate, and if you happen to be stuck inside with a fussy… Read more »

Becoming Enough

Article by Janice Milnerwood Remember that time before you became a parent when you were positive you’d raise your child a certain way?  I do.  How you’d never feed her pizza, or give him candy before age two.  Maybe you’d have a routine by three months of age and never, ever let your baby come… Read more »

Look How Far We’ve Come

Heather Naus shares her story about postpartum anxiety and depression. Despite going through a very dark time, she emerges finding that she has much to be thankful for. Wishing everyone a happy Thanksgiving from Pacific Post Partum Support Society, and hoping that you have a chance to find gratitude, even in the midst of challenging… Read more »

Having a Baby after PPD/A: Notes from my Second Trimester

Article by Andrea Paterson People generally try to comfort you by saying that your second pregnancy will be different, that your second baby will be different. My second pregnancy has certainly been different–it’s been worse. After suffering severe postpartum depression and anxiety after the birth of my son four years ago I went into my… Read more »