Mental Health, Real Life Postpartum Depression Stories

When My Mind Betrayed Me – Postpartum Psychosis

When My Mind Betrayed Me – Postpartum Psychosis I have been writing through my recovery with postpartum psychosis (PPP) in 2015. I say ‘through’ because I am still suffering the effects of the illness, especially now I am pregnant with our second child. Although I have written about the psychosis in many ways and at… Read More When My Mind Betrayed Me – Postpartum Psychosis

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Can New Fathers Suffer With Postpartum Depression?

Can New Fathers Suffer With Postpartum Depression? Can new fathers suffer with postpartum depression? YES! Postpartum Depression isn’t a gender specific mental illness – it can and does affect both men and women. Postpartum depression in dads is also known as Paternal Postpartum Depression (PPPD). After the birth of a baby fathers are at risk… Read More Can New Fathers Suffer With Postpartum Depression?

Mental Health, Real Life Postpartum Depression Stories

How Postpartum Depression Led Me To A Place Of Gratitude

How Postpartum Depression Led Me To A Place Of Gratitude My postpartum depression led me to a place of gratitude. One doesn’t often use the word gratitude in the same sentence as a mental illness such as postpartum depression. But that’s the place where surviving postpartum depression has led me to. I never thought something… Read More How Postpartum Depression Led Me To A Place Of Gratitude