PMAD

PPD and Me: A Story of Postpartum Depression

PPD and Me: A Story of Postpartum Depression

Don’t get me wrong. I love it here. It is absolutely perfect for my small family. My daughter is thriving here and, since day one of her life, has brought me nothing but life itself. I just have to admit that seeing all these young moms with new babies is making me a bit sad.

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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 About Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders

Quick Facts About Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders

Most new parents 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 parent. Learn more about perinatal mood and anxiety disorders.

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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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When Skies Are Gray: My Struggle With Antenatal Depression

When Skies Are Gray: My Struggle With Antenatal Depression

I learned of the term “antenatal depression” from Google, which revealed it affects one in eight pregnant women. It is a form of clinical depression, and it can be a precursor to postpartum depression if untreated.

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