pregnancy

Guest Blog: What You Should Know About Pregnancy Loss

When a woman loses a pregnancy, her baby, life changes forever in ways most will thankfully never understand. She’s joined a club that no one wants to be in and she finds herself walking a solitary path into the future.

As a society, we don’t talk much about perinatal loss, and thus most of us are uneducated or undereducated about it’s dramatic and often traumatic impact. Because talking about it makes people uncomfortable, when it happens, women are often left to suffer in silence, awaiting the unknown.

Guest Blog Post: We Must Prevent Tragedies Surrounding Postpartum Psychosis

Why do tragedies continue to happen when postpartum psychosis is a preventable and treatable illness that can strike any mother after the birth of a baby? It has been over 18 years since the onset of postpartum psychosis occurred in my own life and we still have not properly addressed the illness. This is one of the reasons why I wrote the book, A Mother’s Climb Out of Darkness.