Posts Tagged: postpartum

The Things that are Lost

Part 4 of our August Self Care Series focuses on those things you used to love that are now impossible, or seem that way, after having a baby. How can we cope with the loss of things that used to bring us joy? Article by Andrea Paterson We all know that pregnancy, birthing, and motherhood… Read more »

Kelley’s Story of Postpartum Depression

By Kelley Allen I have always struggled with depression. It runs in my family and, at 14 years old, I was diagnosed with it. I have managed it since with medication. Once my husband and I began talking about starting a family, we went into pregnancy knowing of my increased risk for postpartum depression. We… Read more »

I’m Having Scary Thoughts

Scary Thoughts Blog by Postpartum.org

Recently we posted a response to The New York Times article on Postpartum Depression. It is great that a major publication like this one is paying attention to issues in Maternal Mental Health. Our concern with the article, and which was recently reiterated by a Huffington Post article, was that women reading it might get… Read more »