You’ve just had a baby. You expected to be basking in new mom bliss. You expected to be celebrating the arrival of your little one with your friends and family. But instead of celebrating, you feel like crying. You were
While pregnant, I read quite a lot about pregnancy and postpartum issues and felt armed with all the information I needed. Still, the baby blues really caught me off guard. I had a normal delivery and spent the better part
You’ve just had a baby and expected to be basking in new mum bliss. However, instead of celebrating with family and friends, you feel like crying, are exhausted, anxious, and don’t just feel up to caring for your little cutie.
Post partum depression is real. What have I done? Really, what have I done? This baby… so real and alive and up to me to care for, this nearly 10 pounder. My breasts hurt from my milk coming in. The
Australian researchers have found that anxiety around the birth of a child is just as common as postnatal depression, reports Mirror. And, they add, the risks for new fathers are almost as high as those for new mothers. While the