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All About Postpartum Psychosis and Resources for Help

I didn’t know any-thing about postpartum psychosis until I saw the movie Tully (not giving away any spoilers!) and did a little research. Man, was I surprised– sometimes, I feel a bit ignorant when it comes to women’s health and the dozens of postpartum issues I have once failed to acknowledge. A lot of people …

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20 Reasons why Moms Don’t Speak up About Postpartum Depression

Postpartum depression affects 1 in 7 women the first year following birth. For many moms that struggle with postpartum depression, there are many reasons why we don’t speak up about our postpartum depression– I say “we” because I know all too well about hiding my postpartum depression.   My postpartum depression story. After my second …

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The Truth About Postpartum Anxiety and How to Cope

            I’m going to be honest with you right now. My life dramatically changed after having babies. I know, huge shocker, right? But no, really. It did. In more ways than one. If you’ve read my story about my struggle with postpartum depression, then you know my struggle there; but …

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Amanda’s Postpartum Depression and Anxiety Story

Amanda’s story {previously featured on Legally Mommy}         I never wanted to be a Mother. I never fantasized about baby names, or nursery décor. I didn’t swoon over infants. In fact, I was terrified of them (and still am). I had grown up, an only child, in an alcoholic and abusive home. …