A Journey In Self-Love Through My Plus-Size Pregnancy And Birth
Chelsy, a plus-sized mom, shares her journey of infertility, pregnancy, and struggles with mental health postpartum.
This blog, written by Kate Kripke, LCSW, PMH-C, of the Postpartum Wellness Center of Boulder explores the common struggles parents face when beginning their wellness and self-care journey. She offers tips and affirming words that will help you see wellness and self-care in a new light.Visit Site
“I have been struggling with PPD for the last 3 years… I knew how to answer the questionnaire so it didn’t say that I needed help.
Finally, my friends noticed my behavior was different and started sharing their experiences with me.
It was after that that I decided to speak with my mid-wife. I didn’t want to take the meds because I am breastfeeding and was concerned about the meds getting into my supply. I didn’t know there was any other treatment besides anti-depressants.”