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Giving Birth Was Supposed to be the Happiest Moment of My Life

After giving birth to my first child 25 years ago, I was diagnosed with postpartum depression and was treated with antidepressants until my OB doctor realized he could not help me. 1,600 more words

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Just a Bit Longer

I have never been a fan of medication. I liked the idea that you can take a small pill to take away a temporary headache or pain. 873 more words

Postpartum Anxiety

How Society is Failing Moms

Do you feel that as a mom, you were set up for failure? No, of course you’re not a failure, but the odds were never in your favor. 1,515 more words

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Unpacking Postpartum Mental Health Issues

I have been back and forth with myself over writing this post, but I realized that some of my most popular blogs have been informational in nature (like when I talked about breastmilk and formula objectively, or wrote about fitness in a relatively researched manner). 1,507 more words

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Weekender

When it began, I loathed it. Up to work, early in the morning, 12 hour shifts, EVERY Saturday and Sunday. It felt like I was cut off from everyone I loved. 142 more words

Have you ever failed a test?

Day 72/80 Can you believe I’m NOT where I want to be on this journey? ❌

I woke up today and I could just FEEL something was going to happen. 418 more words

The Unspoken Struggle of Postpartum Anxiety

Have you been described as controlling?  Do you have to plan out activities to the final second? When plans are abruptly changed or delayed, do you experience stress?  1,336 more words

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