Clare’s Story of Recovery From Postpartum Depression

Trigger Warning – Suicidal ideation Clare’s Story of Recovery November 17th, 2022 was the day it felt like my life came to a screeching halt. I was 5 months postpartum, and I thought I had completely lost my mind. I packed a small grocery bag with random items that I thought I would need in…

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Britney Spears Reveals Postpartum Depression in New Book

Britney’s Story Can Help Normalize Maternal Health Care In her new book, “The Woman In Me,” Britney Spears talks about her fight with postpartum depression, a problem many don’t see or understand. As the founder of PostpartumDepression.org, I see Britney’s story as a light of hope and a strong wake-up call. Britney, a famous singer…

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A Ray of Hope: FDA Approves First Pill for Postpartum Depression

Today is a good day. As someone who has been through the dark tunnel of postpartum depression (PPD), I am immensely heartened by the news of the FDA approval of the first-ever pill specifically designed to treat PPD. This revolutionary development offers a new treatment option for mothers struggling with PPD and validates the reality…

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5 Ways to Cope During Postpartum Panic Attacks

“I’m not alone” “It’s okay to not be okay” “This thing is real” We must remind ourselves of these things when we struggle with postpartum depression (PPD). PPD is more common than you might think, affecting 1 in 7 women in the United States, according to the CDC. Symptoms of PPD can include anxiety, panic…

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My Life with Postpartum Depression

Jenna’s Story – Living with PPD Postpartum depression is hard. It’s confusing and stressful and well depressing. I knew I first had postpartum depression when, a few days after having my baby girl I couldn’t stop crying. I didn’t want to take care of her; all I felt like doing was running away. Is this…

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