Whether this is your first, second or third+ child, each post pregnancy experience is unique. The struggles and daily challenges can feel overwhelming. While you struggle to develop a routine for the newborn, your personal routine(s) have been sacrificed or lost. Normalcy is nowhere to be found and you don’t have the energy or desire to find it.
Some moms rise to the occasion, while others sink into depression, Postpartum Depression (PPD). With the abundance of blogs, news articles, and social media highlighting successful moms; a mom experiencing Postpartum Depression, can easily feel defective, helpless, grief, guilt, shame, and alone. She may even feel disconnected to her newborn.
Actually, Postpartum Depression is common: One in Ten according to the Cleveland Clinic.
We at Simply Grace Counseling in Alpharetta can help. Call today, let’s get started…