I just had a baby. Now what?
We've all heard about postpartum depression...
What can we do to open a dialog about what happens to women as new moms? Some women intuit what needs to happen or what's going on with their physiology and psychology...but the vast majority of us could use some support.
One reproductive psychiatrist is on a mission to give us some new vocabulary around motherhood and what it means for our bodies and brains.
Check out this great podcast about understanding what happens to women's bodies, emotions and brains after birth - and how to take better care of yourself and your baby.
We love sharing resources that help us help ourselves and the moms we love. Please enjoy!
"The word 'adolescence' describes the transition from late childhood to early adulthood. But there is no commonly-used word that encompasses a similar transition for women into motherhood. We hear a lot about postpartum depression, but what about the other real changes that a woman experiences which don’t fit into that category?"