Are You at Risk for Postpartum Anxiety or Postpartum Depression?

Are You at Risk for Postpartum Anxiety or Postpartum Depression?

Postpartum mood disorders impact 1 in 8 new parents (for the non-pregnant parent, it tends to occur in 1 in 10 people). Perinatal mood disorder can be serious and even deadly if not treated. Fortunately, treatment is effective. A consultation with a trained mental health provider and/or psychiatrist that has specific training in reproductive health can reverse the symptoms and help you feel more like yourself.

Where Did My Body Go?

Where Did My Body Go?

I loved being pregnant. I had dreamt being bring pregnant every since I was a little girl. I wanted to be a mother. I wanted to carry, hold, and nurse a newborn. So when the time came and I was pregnant I loved feeling curvy, feminine, and motherly.  I walked everywhere, I gardened, and I nurtured myself.  I enjoyed showing off my form and I dreamed of my birth. Everything I did was focused on the birth, from childbirth classes, prenatal yoga, and infant CPR.  Everything was roses and perfection

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