Postpartum Denial: Jackie’s Story

Postpartum Denial: Jackie’s Story

“Honey, do you think I had postpartum depression?”, I asked my husband. Before the words left my mouth, he quickly said “Yes” and walked away. Hmmmmmm… My next thought…“Was it that bad, and did I miss it??” My dream has always been to become a mother. When choosing a...
My Struggle With Postpartum Anxiety

My Struggle With Postpartum Anxiety

The panic was overwhelming. The majority of my waking moments were consumed with fear and worry. Yet, there was a beautiful infant in my arms and I desperately wanted to be the “typical” mother who was embracing the ability to be “super.” The feelings of anxiety and...
PPD And Me: A Story Of Postpartum Depression

PPD And Me: A Story Of Postpartum Depression

I live in a rapidly growing community. In fact, we were ranked the third fastest growing community in the country. We are surrounded by construction, moving vans, model homes, more construction, new residents, and tons of newborn babies! They’re everywhere! Don’t get...