Supporting Your Daughter Through Postpartum Anxiety and Depression

by Dr. Shoshana Bennett, who shares from her personal experience and clinical expertise to help you while supporting your daughter through postpartum anxiety and depression. We have a long family history of anxiety and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), and I experienced severe postpartum OCD after the births of each of my two children. Both of them […]

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Seven Books To Read After You Give Birth

by Stephanie Greunke, R.D. and Whole Mamas Program Director I remember this feeling like it was yesterday, even though my oldest is now almost four—leaving the hospital with my sweet little one in a brand new outfit, buckled the into his brand new car seat (which I spent hours researching) only to find myself thinking…now […]

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Food as Medicine Postpartum: Replenishing Nutrient Stores and Restoring the Gut

by Stephanie Greunke 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 Postpartum Support International’s warmline at 800-944-4773. You’ll get […]

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Food as Medicine Postpartum: Reducing Inflammation and Regulating Blood Sugar

by Stephanie Greunke  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 Postpartum Support International’s warmline at 800-944-4773. You’ll get […]

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Preparing for Postpartum: Chelsea’s Story

By Chelsea Long, Whole Mamas 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 cycle of […]

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Postpartum Distress: Supporting Mama During the “Baby Blues”

This month, our Whole Mamas team is publishing resources and stories related to postpartum mental health. 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 […]

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Steph’s Postpartum Story

by Stephanie Greunke, Whole Mamas Program Director, who shares her postpartum story today in her own words. Today on the @wholemamasclub, Steph shares her personal story about Postpartum Anxiety. Click To Tweet In Steph’s own words… I didn’t know I dealt with a perinatal mood and anxiety disorder (also known as a PMAD, the more […]

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