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  • EMDR Therapy July 16, 2019
    EMDR & Perinatal Mental Health Written by Shannon Kane, MSW, RSW “Trauma is perhaps the most avoided, ignored, belittled, denied, misunderstood, and untreated cause of human suffering.” -Peter Levine Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy is gaining popularity in the perinatal world. You may have read about it online if you have researched trauma,... […]
  • Cleft Lip Baby July 8, 2019
    Cleft Lip Baby by Mary Kemling These days my brain is often fried, overstimulated, sometimes underwhelmed, overworked, and unsupported for the tasks I ask it to do every day. But I think they have keyed the term #thisismotherhood for that. I wouldn’t say I disagree. I would say that I think mothers who suffer from... […]
  • Exercise was my recovery June 19, 2019
    Exercise was my recovery by Mary P. Trontz “Down Came the Rain” as Brooke Shields so perfectly titled her book about postpartum depression. After my son was born, I struggled with postpartum depression. I cried every day for what seemed like forever, not knowing how I would overcome this. This was supposed to be the happiest... […]

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  • How Postpartum Depression & Anxiety Affected My Relationship with My Husband July 8, 2019
    Having a new baby puts a lot of strain on a relationship, whether you’re married or not. The dramatic change in routine, your roles and the responsibility of keeping a tiny baby alive will test your relationship in ways that you can’t imagine. My husband and I had been married close to five years before… […]
  • Antenatal Depression is Common, But We’re Not Talking About It May 28, 2019
    If you think there isn’t enough said about postpartum depression, just wait until you’re searching for information and answers about antenatal depression. Antenatal depression occurs in pregnancy and can happen at any time during the 40 week gestation period. The symptoms – like insomnia, lack of appetite, anxiety, restlessness, loss of interest and feelings of… […]
  • Postpartum Depression & Anxiety Are Not Your Fault May 21, 2019
    I wanted to know what I could have done differently that may have prevented me from ever having to walk down this road. Why was I now dealing with a debilitating mental health crisis, while also trying to mother a tiny, helpless human? The post Postpartum Depression & Anxiety Are Not Your Fault appeared first […]