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Category: Postpartum Depression

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

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

You Did It Right

FavoriteBy Anonymous As a single woman and mom in my late 30s, I often find myself at social events, talking about my life. It’s not surprising that the conversations become personal at some point; talking and sharing with others who are in their 30s and 40s, who want to find