Postpartum Depression

A Year in Review and What’s Happening in 2019
Happy New Year! I’m not normally the type of person to make New Year’s resolutions but there is just something Read more
What Happens When Someone Incredible Gets Postpartum Depression?
We are all incredible people, no matter what our journey is with postpartum depression. Some women who end up with Read more
What is Seasonal Affective Disorder and How to Treat it?
It’s natural to feel like hibernating when cold weather comes along, but it can also be a symptom of something Read more
Postpartum Anxiety Insomnia: 15 Ways to Get Better Sleep
The postpartum period is often synonymous with sleep deprivation… But it’s usually caused by a hungry newborn. If that baby isn’t Read more
How to Talk to Your Kids about Postpartum Depression
Have you ever thought about having to talk to your kids about postpartum depression? When I was first diagnosed with Read more
How to Start Blogging about Postpartum Depression
Writing about scary thoughts and feelings has several great benefits for a mother struggling from a perinatal mood and anxiety Read more
What To Do When Postpartum Depression Makes You Suicidal
Postpartum depression, like many mental illnesses, has a way of making a woman feel suicidal.  For a person who has Read more
6 Ways to Get Online Help for Postpartum Depression
Too many mothers with postpartum depression or anxiety put off seeking help or getting the care they need.  One reason Read more
The Amazing Benefits of Yoga for Postpartum Depression
Yoga is known for it’s amazing mood boosting and stress reducing benefits. Using yoga for postpartum depression can help to Read more
The Truth About Scary and Intrusive Thoughts
Scary and intrusive thoughts are a common symptom of postpartum depression. Intrusive thoughts lead many women to believe that they Read more
Physical Symptoms of Postpartum Depression That Will Surprise You
Despite being considered a mental illness, there are several physical symptoms of postpartum depression that can also plague mothers.  The Read more
Interview with a Postpartum Doula
A postpartum doula is a newer trend in postpartum care but offers many benefits for new mothers. The term doula Read more
How To Find the Courage to Talk About Postpartum Depression
Most women with postpartum depression know two things – that they should talk about it, and that they don’t want Read more
A Mother’s Guide to Postpartum Rage
Are you even a mother if you’re not constantly yelling at your kids for something?  Getting mad at your kids Read more
8 Important Postpartum Depression Resources For Canadian Moms
Oh Canada – the land of free healthcare! While healthcare in Canada is free for citizens – and I wouldn’t Read more
55 Reasons Why Moms Don’t Speak Up About Postpartum Depression
Two years ago, I published the post 9 Reasons Why Mothers Don’t Speak Up About Having Postpartum Depression and it Read more
Battling Endometriosis while Suffering From Postpartum Depression
Endometriosis is a condition that plagues nearly 10% of women but is often misdiagnosed or not diagnosed at all. Like Read more
10 Things Mothers with Postpartum Depression Want You To Know
Postpartum depression, as common as it might be, is widely misunderstood.  No one knows for certain exactly why mothers get Read more
The Best Gifts for Mothers with Postpartum Depression
Holidays can be difficult to celebrate for a woman suffering from postpartum depression.  What should be a happy time spent Read more
How to Ensure Successful Breastfeeding with Postpartum Depression
Many women with postpartum depression report struggling to breastfeed, or at least feeling that extra pressure to do so. It’s Read more