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When Grief Strikes: Thoughts on Miscarriage

I’ll start this post by confessing that I am writing from the perspective of an observer–a well informed observer, perhaps, but an observer nonetheless.
I have never experienced the tragedy and grief that accompanies having a miscarriage. 1,303 more words

Writing And Publishing

There is a Time For Everything

Do you ever feel like your body just works better…or worse…at certain times of the day?  Do you find yourself warm in the morning, cold in the afternoon, or altogether different right before and during your period?  135 more words

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Depression During Pregnancy

Check out the article link below regarding recent research on prenatal depression, and its affects on prematurity.  Recall that this issue is of utmost importance to me…as it is to many of you who responded to… 10 more words

Depression And Other Pregnancy Complications

Chapter Share: Chapter Thirteen ~ Pregnancy Number Three: The Second Trimester

While the following chapter of A Dozen Invisible Pieces and Other Confessions of Motherhood is still difficult for me to re-read to this day, I still appreciate it for its frankness–something I had to do at the time, while writing this book, as a measure of catharsis–and ultimately,  a motivating factor in my willingness to go forward and share my story with friends, strangers, my Lamaze class students, and anyone else who might benefit from my experience with pregnancy related depression… 354 more words

Writing And Publishing

Courage, Confessions and Spirituality

One of the several blogs I follow on a regular basis is Katherine Stone’s Postpartum Progress.  A majority of Katherine’s posts highlight articles about postpartum mood disorders (including postpartum depression, postpartum anxiety, postpartum obsessive-compulsive disorder, postpartum psychosis…) as well as insights into the PPMD experience, testimonials from other women who’ve suffered one of these conditions, and encouragement for the healing process. 200 more words

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T Minus Three, and Counting...

In less than three hours, I will be in the middle of the Mothering Our Mothers event here in Bozeman, which I have worked long and hard to put together over these past months.  359 more words

Living

Depression Confession

I suffered from it. Twice. Once after a pregnancy. And another time during pregnancy.

Pregnancy related depression, pregnancy related mood disorder, postpartum depression, prenatal depression…call it what you like. 475 more words

Depression And Other Pregnancy Complications