Wednesday, August 24, 2011
Moms Talk : Postpartum Depression
Imagine the anticipation of becoming a new parent. The nursery is filled with stuffed animals and the diapers are well stocked. The crib is lovingly put together and your heart is ready to love your new bundle of joy.
Now imagine the shock some moms feel when the new baby finally comes home and they discover that they feel desperate and afraid. At a time when most moms would be delighting in their newborn baby, women who suffer from Postpartum Depression have feelings that go beyond exhaustion and weepiness. It's as if the typical baby blues seem never to go away.
One local mom named Beth, who wishes to not be identified for privacy issues, found herself crippled by Postpartum Depression after her first son was born...Please go here to read the rest and comment away!
Posted by leigh hewett at 12:51 PM