New research reveals 80% of moms of newborns experience postpartum blues from sadness to feeling weepy, anxious, and moody. So, if you or anyone you know starts to feel this way make sure to share these feelings with your doctor. While 80% of women experience baby blues, 15-20% of mothers experience postpartum depression. There's no… Continue reading 80% of Moms Experience Postpartum Blues
One of the things that I don't take lightly is postpartum depression. Although I was blessed not to experience it, I know that many black moms do, even though we like to put on a strong front and act like everything is A-OK. Know this: It's A-OK to come to terms to having the baby… Continue reading Moms of Multiples Experience More Postpartum Depression
It is such a treat to receive books that are real gems. You know instinctively when you read a new book that you will either skim through it and rarely, if ever, pick it up, or if you will read it time and time again. Believe us when we say: The New Mom's Guide to Your… Continue reading Book Review: The New Mom’s Guide to Your Body After Baby
Every so often we hear about mothers who kill their children. Although many of us do not know the circumstances surrounding such tragic events, we do know that as parents ourselves, we have to be able to recognize when someone we love is heading for the deep end and we have to get them some… Continue reading What Would Drive a Mother to Kill Her Own Children?