Tag: postpartum

On having a baby after a PMAD

by Kaela Koepke I’d like to dedicate this second pregnancy to Prozac. I’m 3.5 months pregnant with number two and already the difference in my mood between pregnancies is night and day; the contrast is astounding. At eight weeks into my first pregnancy three years ago, I was sobbing at my midwife appointment, petrified of a miscarriage, despite having no…

Find the strength to get through each day, both physically and emotionally

Imagine this: you’re a new mama, holding your sweet smelling, squishy little newborn, just taking her all in. Your body is a little beat up, but that’s to be expected, since you just gave birth. You hop onto Facebook to share yet another photo of your beautiful sleeping newborn, and the first thing you see on the sidebar is an…