Baby blues or something more?
As a perinatal therapist, I help women navigate the challenges of motherhood starting as early as the first positive test. What I have learned throughout this work, is there are many misconceptions about motherhood, including the experience of postpartum depression. […]
Postpartum depression and anxiety. I looked fine, but I did not feel fine.
I am pretty sure that someone who was aware of Postpartum Depression (PPD) warning signs would have identified me as someone at risk while I was pregnant. I was preparing for the birth of my baby, but not really in […]
Postpartum depression and anxiety diagnosis and my personal recovery
On Becoming What I Needed: How my experience with a perinatal mood and anxiety diagnosis helped me to be a better mother and practitioner. I feel guilt around the ease of my first two births. During each postpartum period, nursing […]
Acupuncture for postpartum depression and anxiety
“If you have suffered from anxiety before pregnancy or are experiencing it now for the first time, there is help for you. Acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine offers great relief of the symptoms associated with anxiety and depression. This comes […]