A stunning and well-researched report on the links between family & community support and risks for maternal mental health complications. Read the article at parentingpod.com.
One of my hardest struggles with mental health is that when I am depressed, I find no pleasure in any activities. The things that I love fail me at every turn. Even the easiest and favorite of my pleasures like
Trying to have a normal life is a challenge. If I’m not taking care of my baby, I am anxious and guilty. If I AM taking care of Ben, I’m frustrated and jealous. But this weekend I started an upward
We Are Warrior Moms, We Are The Faces Of Postpartum Depression and Anxiety. Perinatal mood and anxiety disorders affect 1 in 7 pregnant and new moms.
I wish I could explain what every day feels like. I wake up thinking, “I hope he stays asleep – or at least happy enough – for me to eat breakfast and drink a cup of tea.” And then I
Today I found myself ironing a few button down shirts. Pretty ordinary stuff. After a few minutes of work, I realized why I’d purchased them: button down shirts would be easy for breastfeeding. I bought them in the days after