Why am I a depressed mom?
“The mood changes with my kids, husband and me. One day I feel ok next day or minute I’m down hill. I have 2 boys a 4 yr old and a 2 month old and I feel like I’m not enjoying them. I know in the back of my mind that that I need to do better but I don’t know what to do to get past this. Help!!!”
Author, Elizabeth Pantley writes...
You’re not a terrible mother! You are a mother who is suffering from a condition known as postpartum depression, a condition that is treatable. While as many as 80% of mothers experience a temporary and mild condition referred to as the baby blues, up to 15% of women have the more severe reaction you’re experiencing.
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