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.
Recently, we spoke with Janelle Jenkins, a mom of two and passionate advocate for the prioritization of maternal mental health and wellbeing.Visit Site
“I think that mental health services should be discussed in conversation more. Information was always provided in writing, but it wasn’t always discussed by the practitioner.
Also, I think that filling out a depression scale is confusing/misleading because many mothers experience normal levels of anxiety, worry, and depression but might feel uncomfortable saying “yes” to items on the depression scale – for fear of being stigmatized or diagnosed.”