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Depression health

This is what depression feels like

When I was diagnosed with postpartum depression back in 2009 I promised myself that no matter what I would try to give a “voice” to this often times shameful and silent disease. Before I go on though, I need to preface this by saying that I am on medication and while I know that you, […]

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Depression health Parenting

Do You Think You May Have Postpartum Depression?

As many of you know, I have struggled with depression since the birth of my first child in 2008. When I look back to those early days of my son’s life they are dark and very lonely; it’s almost like I was living my life in this fog and I just could not escape from […]

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Motherhood Parenting

My Journey with Postpartum Depression

Today I’m going to tell you a story of light and dark, the story of my journey through postpartum depression.  While I know First Time Mom’s readership comes from a variety of faith backgrounds and we are thrilled to have all of you here, I cannot tell the story of my journey with postpartum depression without […]