You Deserve to Feel Better.
Each year, approximately 660,000 women suffer with the symptoms of Postpartum Depression. Postpartum depression is a biological complication of pregnancy. During pregnancy, levels of certain hormones rise and then rapidly fall after giving birth. However, in some women, these hormone shifts may contribute to postpartum depression. You are not alone. Up to 20% of women experience postpartum depression following childbirth.
Feelings of sadness, tearfulness, emptiness or hopelessness
Angry outbursts, irritability or frustration, even over small matters
Anxiety, agitation or restlessness
Changes in appetite
Loss of interest or pleasure in most or all normal activities
Feelings of worthlessness or guilt, fixating on past failures or blaming yourself for things that aren’t your responsibility
Trouble bonding with your baby
Thoughts of harming yourself or your baby
“I let myself slip through the cracks. I was busy just trying to survive and be the best Mom I could. It took a lot of courage to admit to myself that there was a problem. I felt so ashamed and guilty. I was afraid to tell anyone, even my husband, because I thought I would be judged.” - client