postpartum anxiety

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Why I’ve Decided To Have Only One Baby

The shock of Ivy’s birth and my subsequent reactions to parenting have scarred me for life. I've decided having only one baby is the right choice for Read...
Justine Cadwell of Role Reboot    |   06.6.18   |   SHARE
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I Had Postpartum Anxiety, But I Didn’t Fail At Motherhood

I am a good mom for taking care of my needs — for getting the help of therapy and medication for my postpartum anxiety, even if I needed it sooner. Read...
Risa Kerslake    |   03.7.18   |   SHARE
Even if you desperately need help, even if you want it, it's sometimes very hard to ask for it. Here are easy ways to help a new parent!

Easy Ways To Help A New Parent

Even if you desperately need help, even if you want it, it's sometimes very hard to ask for it. So here are some easy ways to help a new parent! Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   10.23.17   |   SHARE
I know in my heart that these feelings of failure will pass. I know that I can't expect myself to be a robot and be perfect at handling everything, all at once, all the time.

Rav’s Repro: Failure To Thrive 

Failure to thrive. It’s an awful term. All I heard was failure. In my mind, over and over, you’ve failed him, you’ve failed him. Read...
Erin Khar    |   08.29.17   |   SHARE
Mental health issues can be particularly difficult to speak of on their own, but postpartum mood disorders might be even harder to disclose.

Postpartum Depression: We're Still Just "Sucking It Up"

Margot had struggled long and hard, she admitted, and I instantly let her know that I could relate. I didn’t want her to feel vulnerable or alone, Read...
Sarah Bregel    |   04.26.17   |   SHARE
This is what works for me. I am happier as a parent of one.

Having One Child Makes Me A Better Mother

I know of people who find one child incredibly challenging and seem to hate the whole experience. And yet they proceed to have another child Read...
Jennifer Fliss    |   03.29.17   |   SHARE
A lot of new parents experience some sort of protective anxiety.

Postpartum Anxiety: It Made Me Fear For My Baby's Life

The hypervigilance began in the last month of my pregnancy, when cars on the freeway started to feel a little closer than usual. By the time I was Read...
Rachael Rifkin    |   09.7.16   |   SHARE
These insightful, funny, and heartfelt cards are an important step in destigmatizing mental health issues. Image: Hope Street Cards.

Two Australian Sisters Have Created Cards For People Living With Mental Illness

We know that this year alone, one in five Australians will experience some form of mental illness. What we might not know is that only one in four Read...
Jessie Stephens of Mamamia    |   07.27.16   |   SHARE