Ten Beneficial Practices to Supercharge Your Postpartum Mental Health

Nine things you must do to protect your mental health in the postpartum period

Believe it or not, depression and anxiety in the postpartum period are the top complications of childbirth. Wouldn’t you like to start some good mental health practices in the postpartum period that might prevent those complications? Postpartum mental health is a hot topic right now. It’s something that wasn’t really talked about for a long time. Now it’s time to bring it to the forefront! I intend to talk about things in this article that will make you feel good in the postpartum period, but if you have ANY symptoms of postpartum depression or anxiety, do not hesitate to...

Infertility – Reducing the Stigma

There are so many women dealing with this issue. It needs to be out in the open!

This post was written a while back but still continues to be relevant. I decided to share this now since October is miscarriage and infant loss awareness month and it’s an issue I really want to bring to light. I’d like to share more about what it’s like to lose a pregnancy and deal with infertility, so stay tuned for some more intimate posts from Babytalk in the future. Let’s start with this one that I wrote after our last miscarriage. Apparently, I’m a Lady So, we went to see a fertility specialist. Wow, I never thought I would...

Postpartum Mental Health

Anyone can suffer from postpartum depression, in fact it affects about 1 in 5 women worldwide.

Postpartum Depression and Anxiety Postpartum depression and anxiety is so much more common than most people think. My goal with this post is to normalize postpartum depression and anxiety to decrease the stigma. Hopefully more exposure on the topic will make it so that anyone who needs help won’t be ashamed to ask for it. It is estimated that 1 in 5 women suffer from either one of these disorders after birth. Women of every culture, age, income level and race can develop these disorders. Nobody is immune. It is so important that we talk about this topic. The more...