I can’t predict the future; all I can do is try to manage those things within my control. There is one thing I do know, though: doing these three things will help you, whatever that looks like for you.
The Words That Triggered My Postpartum Treatment
My mind and body are in a much better place than I was, and that’s all because someone loved me enough to make me get the help I needed, even when I wasn’t willing to do it for myself.
How I Knew I Needed to Give Up on Breastfeeding
As tears rolled down my cheeks and going on hour three in that room, I told the psychiatrist I’d just met with a shaky voice that I had been thinking about stopping pumping because I had a feeling I might feel better if I did that but that I wasn’t sure I could because the guilt I felt about it was too overwhelming to deal with.