Jun 22, 2021
Mothering Through the Darkness: Women Open Up about the Postpartum Experience
Posted by Stephanie Sprenger Jessica Smock AllieSmith

Approximately 1 in 7 women suffer from postpartum depression after having a baby Many may experience depression during pregnancy, postpartum anxiety, OCD, and other mood disorders Postpartum depression is, in fact, the most common pregnancy related complication yet confusion and misinformation about this disorder are still widespread And these aren t harmless mythsApproximately 1 in 7 women suffer from postpartum depression after having a baby Many may experience depression during pregnancy, postpartum anxiety, OCD, and other mood disorders Postpartum depression is, in fact, the most common pregnancy related complication yet confusion and misinformation about this disorder are still widespread And these aren t harmless myths the lack of clarity surrounding mothers mental health challenges can have devastating effects on their well being and their identities as mothers, which too often leads to shame and inadequate treatment In this one of a kind anthology, thirty mothers break the silence to dispel myths about postpartum mental health issues and explore the diversity of women s experiences Powerful and inspiring, Mothering Through the Darkness will comfort every mother who s ever felt alone, ashamed, and hopeless and, hopefully, inspire her to speak out.

  • Title: Mothering Through the Darkness: Women Open Up about the Postpartum Experience
  • Author: Stephanie Sprenger Jessica Smock AllieSmith
  • ISBN: 9781631528040
  • Page: 134
  • Format: Paperback
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    Mothering Through the Darkness Women Open Up about the Postpartum Experience Approximately in women suffer from postpartum depression after having a baby Many may experience depression during pregnancy postpartum anxiety OCD and other mood disorders Postpartum depressio

    Sharon Tjaden-Glass

    If you ve never experienced postpartum depression PPD , it is tempting to write off books on the subject, thinking that they are not good investments of your time I admit that I paused when considering whether to buy this book I don t call what I experienced after my daughter s birth postpartum depression because it was not long lasting and as soon as I started getting than two hours of sleep per day, I vastly improved.But don t write off this book.Because this book isn t just for mothers who h [...]


    Pam

    I love that you can read a story at a time, whenever you have a moment without feeling as though you have to figure out where you were in the plot This book gives voice to the parts of motherhood that are not so easy to talk about the sadness, the crushing despair, the anxiety, the intrusive thoughts, and the numbness that often affect women right after giving birth This is a topic that desperately needs attention Though Sprenger and Smock s collection of essays represent diverse voices and exp [...]


    Sue

    I am in awe of each of the women brave enough to bare their souls in this collection of gut wrenching experiences with postpartum depression I saw a bit of myself in several of them Many of them told stories of prenatal depression, miscarriages, birth traumas all contributing to the complexity of becoming a mother Postpartum depression is treatable, and as these women tell, there is hope and a normal life on the other side of the darkness.


    Brenda van Dyck

    I appreciated reading these women s stories some were very relatable Being a few years away from the postpartum experience, I thinking knowing what other women go through would have gone a long way toward helping me get through those first few rough months.


    Sasha

    Fabulous book about a difficult subject that women do not feel comfortable discussing.


    Allie Smith



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