About the Video
In this short BuzzFeed video, moms discuss the darkest moments of their postpartum depression, when they knew to seek help, and offer hope to others who are struggling.
Why We Like It
- Each mom in this video experienced unique symptoms of postpartum depression and anxiety including anger, frustration, and guilt. Seeing the varying forms depression and anxiety can take will show parents they are not alone.
- Moms share how increased social connection and support contributed to their recovery.
- We know that social connections are a powerful tool for recovery, but they are not enough for many families. We encourage any mother or family member who is struggling to reach out for professional support, through Postpartum Support International or one of the resources listed below.