Post-Partum

Making Peace With Your PMADs

Making Peace With Your PMADs (Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders)

Making Peace With Your PMAD (Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders) Recently, I’ve been diving deeply into PMAD (Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders) research for a project I’m working on. And I’ve made a few discoveries. If you’ve been a follower on my blog, you are aware that I am a PPD (Postpartum Depression) survivor. But …

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Postpartum Depression - How To Get the Help You Need

Getting Help For Postpartum Depression – It’s Not Always Easy

Getting Help For Postpartum Depression – It’s Not Always Easy I was reading through some old posts and ended up lingering on The Dark Side of Motherhood (A Personal PPD Story. The period of postpartum depression was such a profound and dark time of my life. In fact, it was so dark, that I don’t …

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Expectations: Part 3 – The Unrealistic 4th Trimester Expectations

Expectations: Part 3 – The Unrealistic 4th Trimester Expectations You are officially a mama in your 4th trimester. Congratulations! You are probably excited, exhausted, and absolutely clueless about what to expect from this magical time. You, just like many moms before you, made a great list of things to accomplish in the next few months. …

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Weaning - Its Complicated

Weaning Depression – It’s More Common Than You Think

Weaning Depression – It’s More Common Than You Think There is a milestone in the breastfeeding journey that produces many different and confusing emotions: weaning. Weaning is just as complicated as breastfeeding itself. And often causes mothers to feel sad, lost, empty, happy, guilty, and even experience weaning depression. The AAP (American Academy of Pediatrics) …

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