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Postpartum Anxiety: What You Need to Know

Postpartum Anxiety: What You Need to Know

In the US, a little less than 700,000 women struggle with postpartum anxiety every year. What’s worse is that most women who suffer through it are surprised by the experience, unprepared for how to handle it and often misdiagnosed for months.

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Complimentary and Alternative Treatment Options for Mood Symptoms in Pregnancy

Complimentary and Alternative Treatment Options for Mood Symptoms in Pregnancy

It is much more common for women to develop feelings of anxiety and low or irritable mood during pregnancy than one might expect. The good news is that treatment options are plentiful to help manage these symptoms and allow a woman to have a positive and enjoyable pregnancy

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What You Should Know About Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders (PMADs)!

What You Should Know About Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders (PMADs)!

Perinatal mood and anxiety disorders (PMAD), can have effects on mom before, during, and after pregnancy, with symptoms further magnifying after delivery because of the new-mom stressors like lack of sleep, hormonal shifts, and psychosocial status.

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Quick Facts and References for Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders!

Quick Facts and References for Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders!

Most new mothers, especially first-time mothers, are prone to experiencing some anxiety in the postpartum period. It might include worries about whether the baby will be safe, is eating or sleeping enough and if you are doing a good enough job as a mother.

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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.”

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Postpartum Denial: Jackie’s Story

Postpartum Denial: Jackie’s Story

As my postpartum depression deepened, I was crying one minute and the next minute I was engulfed with rage. It wasn’t until after my first lunch with friends that I realized there may be a problem. A friend texted me days later saying she was worried about me.

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