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
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 Next year, in 2018 if not sooner, if Obamacare is repealed, he will no longer be
Before we got pregnant, we thought after the delivery we’d just get one nice tidy bill from the hospital. Easy peasy, set up a payment plan, enjoy our automatic payments from afar. Boy, were we wrong. We’re paying more than
We went into pregnancy knowing that I had the extra risk factor of high blood pressure. We knew it put the risk of developing superimposed preeclampsia at the forefront of our worries. I always thought we managed it well; I