Posts in category Postpartum

Treating Trauma and PTSD with EMDR

Traumatic events can be difficult to come to terms with. People who have survived trauma including combat, domestic violence, sexual abuse or have witnessed a life-threatening event may develop post traumatic stress disorder. These people often relive the experience through flashbacks and nightmares. The symptoms do not go away on their own and may even […]

4 Things You Should Never Say to a Mom with Postpartum Depression

Postpartum depression is more common than you think. According to studies, 1 out of 5 women experience postpartum depression after giving birth. This is common during the first few days and weeks following child birth. Instead of the picture-perfect motherhood she imagined, she feels discouraged, tearful, sad, and alone. Eventually, it can interfere with her […]

4 Ways to Cope with Postpartum Depression

A lot of women feel depressed or down during the first weeks of giving birth. Many of them are often confused because they expect themselves to feel happy or relieved now that they have brought their baby home. Often, they think of themselves as a bad mother for feeling this way. Studies suggest that more […]

Tips for Battling Postpartum Depression

For months, you’ve waited for the arrival of your baby. Every night, you imagine how it would be like to hold him/her in your arms. You expect the days after delivering your baby to be full of joy. Instead, you’re anxious, ambivalent and breaking down in tears. If you feel this way, know that you’re […]

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