Warrior Mom Photo Album

Warrior Mom Photo Album

We know that sometimes, nothing helps more than seeing the faces of those who have come before you.  It helps to meet others who have had postpartum depression, anxiety/OCD, psychosis, and antenatal depression and see that they are normal, everyday women just like...
Moms Getting Poor Education on PPD

Moms Getting Poor Education on PPD

In a poll conducted on PPI’s blog, the overwhelming majority of respondents said they received little to no information about postpartum depression and other mental illnesses related to childbirth in childbirth education classes. When asked the question...
Explaining Postpartum Psychosis

Explaining Postpartum Psychosis

We reached out to some smart and brave survivors of postpartum psychosis to help us explain what it feels like to have the symptoms of this illness. When you read the list below, keep in mind you may not be experiencing all of the symptoms or even most of them.  These...
How Many Women Really Get PPD?

How Many Women Really Get PPD?

Quick, guess which number is higher:  the number of people who sprain an ankle each year, the number of people who have a stroke, or the number of women who experience postpartum depression? PPD.  Surprised? In so many books, articles and news programs, you hear the...
The Symptoms of PPD & Anxiety

The Symptoms of PPD & Anxiety

What does it feel like to have postpartum depression or postpartum anxiety?  What are the symptoms?  How do you know when you have it? Perhaps you’ve seen a list of symptoms on other health websites, but we doubt you’ve seen one like this.  We have created...
The 6 Stages of PPD

The 6 Stages of PPD

Recovering from postpartum depression is, unfortunately, a pretty unwieldy process to get through.  It’s not like you can take antibiotics and ten days later you’re all set and ready to go.  The process of recognizing, getting treated for and recovering...