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A Reproductive Psychiatrist Tackles 5 Common Myths About Motherhood

Favorite As a reproductive psychiatrist, I have had the unique privilege of working with many pregnant and postpartum mothers from various cultures, religions, and walks of life. Despite this being a heterogeneous group of women, many myths about motherhood are cross-cultural and, frustratingly, seem to impact many women in setting

You’re Not Supposed to Outlive Your Kids

Favorite (Interview) You’re not supposed to outlive your kids. He’ll always be 17. It’s really weird. And I still feel shock. Almost five years later and I wake up and I still can’t believe he’s gone. It doesn’t feel real for a long time after I wake up each day

A 20-Year-Old Mom

FavoriteBy Alisa Gonzalez It was June 4, 2001, I was 20 years old, and I had been a mother for three months. I remember so much more clearly than most because up until that day, I had felt I had already been so many things: a hated child, a terrible