Tag Archives: depression

But I can’t keep calm…

Genevieve Ryczek, a mother of two in Minneapolis, experienced what she describes as a “birth high.” After a short, but physically intense labor, she was elated with new motherhood and full of energy. While recovering in the hospital, she didn’t … Continue reading

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Off your rocker

Like any hopeful mom, I wanted to provide a natural and safe environment for my baby’s development. I had heard that some medications could cross the placenta and affect the baby, so I figured a complete detox would be a … Continue reading

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Dealing with depression

Throughout pregnancy, you eagerly anticipated your bundle of joy, imagining days spent picnicking at the park and visiting with friends during playdates. Now that baby is here, however, you can barely drag yourself out of bed, let alone muster up … Continue reading

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Emotional overload

When I was expecting my first child, I was so gripped by the excitement of delivering my little guy and bringing him home that I gave little thought to what would come next. My body had already been through so … Continue reading

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Surviving the slump: Perinatal depression

But armed with an understanding of its causes, symptoms and treatments, things will start looking up before you know it. For some women, pregnancy and the weeks following the birth of their child are the happiest, most exciting times of … Continue reading

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