El primer paso para aliviar la gravedad de la depresión posparto es saber cómo detectar los síntomas.
I am a childhood abuse survivor and so I didn't have confidence or trust in my body. That lack of confidence was reinforced when my first birth, a planned natural birth, resulted in a painful and highly medicated induction.
New Year's resolutions may take on more meaning if you're preparing for the birth of a child in 2013. This year, perhaps for the first time, "join the gym and lose 10 pounds" isn't on the list.
In light of the horrific and tragic events that took place at Sandy Hook Elementary School last Friday, Giving Birth with Confidence will be dedicating our posts this week to providing resources related to mental health and wellness.
A Voice of Strength I Didn't Know I Possessed: An Interview with Ivy Shih Leung, author of One Mom's Journey to Motherhood: Infertility, Childbirth Complications, and Postpartum Depression, Oh My!