Tag: may maternal mental health awareness month

We are Motherhood: Teera’s Story

We are Motherhood: Teera’s Story

Our next story comes from a friend I met on a baby board when I was pregnant with my Wild Thing. Teera is currently in training to become a doula. You can find her on her website and Instagram. Today, she shares her struggle with […]

We are Motherhood: Melissa’s Story

We are Motherhood: Melissa’s Story

Excerpt from Melissa of www.print-therapy.com “I never thought I’d cry in the middle of Target, trying to pick out a type of chocolate. But there I was, crying in Target, feeing so overwhelmed by the plethora of chocolate choices that I pushed my cart down […]

We are Motherhood: Allison’s Story

We are Motherhood: Allison’s Story

by Allison I am a woman with OCD, a form of anxiety and depression. When I found out I was pregnant, I was excited but also nervous, knowing that I was at a higher risk for postpartum depression since I had depression already. My sister-in-law […]

We are Motherhood: Ashleigh’s Story: What I wish my Husband Knew

We are Motherhood: Ashleigh’s Story: What I wish my Husband Knew

The 6 things I wish my husband understood about my depression by Ashleigh  “Husbands: you are what hold your wife together. Be her duct tape.” My husband is one of those science guys. He loves to break things and make things run more efficiently. The […]

We are Motherhood: Kaitlyn’s Story

We are Motherhood: Kaitlyn’s Story

I met Kaitlyn several months ago on Instagram. I found her story on her blog and immediately knew that I admired her bravery in sharing her story. I wanted to do that. I wanted to share my experience in the hopes that other women would […]

We are Motherhood: Stefani’s Story

We are Motherhood: Stefani’s Story

Today, my friend Stefani is sharing her story over on her blog, Crafty Christian. I’m inspired by her zeal for Jesus and her example for others of perseverance in the face of adversity. She struggles every day with a chronic condition but you won’t hear […]

I Am the Face of Postpartum Anxiety: Did you know? 

I Am the Face of Postpartum Anxiety: Did you know? 

A lot of my readers (by a lot I mean two but let’s not split hairs) know me or at least are connected with me through Facebook or Instagram. Did you know? Some of you have been with me through all four of my pregnancies […]

We are Motherhood: Rachel’s Story

We are Motherhood: Rachel’s Story

Autism, pregnancy loss, birth trauma, and postpartum depression By Rachel I am a woman with Asperger’s syndrome. I was diagnosed with before it was incorporated into the Autism spectrum. My journey to Motherhood has been affected heavily by that diagnosis. I cannot recall a time […]

Guest Post: A Quick Guide to Postpartum Depression

Guest Post: A Quick Guide to Postpartum Depression

by Kaitlyn of www.mypostpartumlife.com  I am grateful for the opportunity to be part of the “We Are the Face of Motherhood: a Series on Postpartum Depression” campaign. Please consider buying a PPD Awareness t-shirt, all proceeds go to help mothers in need. One of the most important things […]