Very honored to be able to share my story with CBS and bring about more awareness for postpartum depression and the new medication designed to treat it. Thankful for the opportunity!
Content Warning: Potentially graphic post-surgical images. Today I share a part of my birth story that I have not before. I experienced a traumatic birth, a quiet nightmare that stretched into weeks postpartum. Because I was delivered early
“Preeclampsia is a disorder that occurs only during pregnancy and the postpartum period and affects both the mother and the unborn baby. Affecting at least 5-8% of all pregnancies, it is a rapidly progressive condition characterized by high blood pressure
This is my son. Just hours old. 3 tiny pounds. He was born growth restricted and premature at 32 weeks gestation. I had preeclampsia. Next year, in 2018 if not sooner, if Obamacare is repealed, he will no longer be
My therapist asked me a few weeks ago, how would I feel if we got pregnant again. After all I’d been through, and the extraordinarily likely possibility of having another preterm baby, how would I feel? It was a challenging