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What My Postnatal Depression Taught Me About Gender Roles
Kristie De Garis
Photographer. Writer. Mother to daughters. My feminism is inte...
For starters, a father dealing with a child who won’t sleep is a saint. A mother doing it is a mother.
Postnatal Depression In Fathers
Gabriel Ivbijaro MBE JP
Visiting Professor of Population Health, NOVA University, Lisb...
I was walking across the medical centre car park when one of my patients called me over and suddenly asked “Doc, can I
When Doctors Ignore Postpartum Depression
Writer, therapist, and mama
Weeks, months, even a year passed, and I did not feel like "me" again. In fact, by my daughter's first birthday, I didn't even know who "me" was. I knew who I used to be: a positive, cheerful, friendly gal who came alive when writing, being physically active, and spending time in nature.
My Thoughts of Death and Dying
In the hours and days after having my baby, I cried. This is a normal part of childbirth as your hormones go crazy. But at some stage during the days after childbirth and before leaving hospital the tears morphed into worried thoughts of death and dying.
Warts and All: Why There's Room for the Other Stories About Motherhood
Mother, writer and conversation starter about the real stories...
I recently received a message from a mother who suggested that some of the "bad stories" shared by my project Little Tsunami might scare off other mums, and that showing both sides of the motherhood coin could be a better approach.
Finally, a Strategy to Help Prevent Postpartum Depression
Randi Hutter Epstein, MD, MPH
Author, 'Get Me Out: A History of Childbirth From the Garden o...
We aren't talking investing in expensive equipment or new drugs or even funding house-calling health workers (though that would be nice), but simply making sure that screening for depression is part of routine prenatal visits.
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