Post-Weaning Depression

What is post-weaning depression? You’ve likely heard about postpartum depression, but did you know that the end of your breastfeeding relationship can also trigger depression? Although it’s very under discussed and under researched, post-weaning depression is a real concern for many mamas. Post-weaning depression can happen for moms who choose to wean their baby, when […]

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Advocating for my Mental Health: Cara’s Story

by Cara Koster If you need immediate help, the National Suicide Prevention Hotline is a free and confidential network of more than 140 crisis centers nationwide. It is available 24/7 to contact in a crisis at 1-800-273-8255. You can call for yourself or someone you care about. For additional help, call the Postpartum Support International (PSI) warmline […]

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Preparing for Postpartum: Chelsea’s Story

By Chelsea Long, Healthy Mama Happy Baby Content Coordinator When I was pregnant with my first son, I spent all of my time preparing for his birth and didn’t give much thought to postpartum. Because of this, I was woefully unprepared for the mental health challenges that postpartum brought me. I was trapped in a […]

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