Category: Postpartum

4 Ways I Identified My Postpartum Depression

I never thought I would be one of those women that got depressed ever, especially postpartum depression.

This is going to sound insensitive, ignorant, and terrible because it is, but I always looked at depression as a weakness of the mind and a lack of mental fortitude.

Basically, if you’re depressed, you’re just a big crybaby.

Cockily, I thought I was practically immune to depression because I’m “strong.”

Preparing to Breastfeed Again After a Difficult First Experience

What comes to mind when you think of the word ‘breastfeeding’?

Is it joy? Happiness? Excitement? If you answered yes to any of these, I’m going to suggest this article might not be for you.

The things that come to my mind when thinking about breastfeeding are: anxiety, pain, guilt… just to name a few.

Being a first-time mother has so many difficulties and stresses. But the difficulties of breastfeeding can arise even before your baby is born.