Earlier this month, Postpartum Progress (www.postpartumprogress.com), the most widely-read blog in the United States on postpartum depression, launched a new service to help pregnant and new mothers get through the difficulty of perinatal mood and anxiety disorders.
A pivotal moment of my life came when I was a new mother suffering from postpartum depression/anxiety: I hit the proverbial wall and had finally gotten treatment.
For this month's entry, I interviewed a wonderful woman, mother, and reproductive psychiatrist, Emily Dossett, MD, MST.
Imagine you are sitting in your care provider's office, and next to the scary "universal pain chart" with the not-so-happy faces getting progressively more distressed and discolored, is this chart:
Today's post is the second in this week's series devoted to pregnancy and disabilities. Giving Birth with Confidence is contributing these posts as part of the Bloggers Unite event, People First: Empowering People with Disabilities.