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Postpartum Depression and Me

We share our cravings and food aversions without a second thought. We discuss our physical struggles like swollen feet and round ligament pain. We warn against the dangers of deli meat and too much caffeine. But we keep secret the most devastating effects of pregnancy. Postpartum depression and anxiety affects almost one in five women […]

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How Gratitude Helps My Anxiety

The other night, I laid in bed wide awake, thinking of ALL.THE.THINGS I needed to do for the next week: Clean the house for the in-laws visiting Pack for myself and the kids for our beach vacation Reschedule some important appointments  Make doctors appointments for me and the kids Before I knew it, it was […]

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3, 2, 1… Now what?

 3… 2… 1! Happy New Year!! Excited cheers filled with hope and everyone sharing hugs and kisses with one another make New Years such a special holiday. Whether you go to a big party with friends or stay at home with your loved ones; New Year’s Eve gives you a time to reflect on the […]

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Anxiety and Parenting

Nothing can truly prepare you for parenthood. I read books and blogs. I spoke with many woman about pregnancy, delivery, and all their experiences. However, I was still unprepared to be a mother. The biggest thing that I was unprepared for was how having a baby would affect my anxiety. People often talk about how pregnancy and […]

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