All you wanted was to be a Mom, but now you are struggling with difficult thoughts and feelings about this major change in your life. Is motherhood not what you were expecting? Do you feel mixed emotions about this new journey and find it hard to admit? Do you have anxiety about everything related to your baby? Are you having difficulty connecting? Do you feel like you never should have become a mother?
You have an awesome little human, but sometimes the things they do make you want to pull your hair out. Motherhood is HARD. Perinatal depression affects as many as 1 in 7 women and 1 in 10 men. Research has shown that counseling for perinatal mood disorders can help to reduce your distress.
You do not have to suffer in silence.
IT'S NOT YOUR FAULT. YOU ARE NOT ALONE, YOU ARE NOT TO BLAME AND WITH HELP YOU CAN GET WELL.
*The symptoms of perinatal depression can start anytime during pregnancy or the first year postpartum. They may include:
*The symptoms of anxiety during pregnancy or postpartum may include:
Let me help you enjoy the joys of motherhood and feel heard, valued and acknowledged in this invaluable role. Contact me today and let's get started.
*Postpartum Support International
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