During Maternal Mental Health Awareness Week we cannot forget about the women who experience pregnancy and/or infant loss. All too often, those moms grieve in silence and it can be too much to bear. Suraida takes us through her own loss and just how it affected not only her, but her daughter as well. Read her story here.
“No matter how common miscarriage may be, it never makes the loss easier. It is still a loss of life. They were my babies, and I miss them everyday.”
Feeling overwhelmed by motherhood is so common and can become what triggers your perinatal mood and anxiety disorder. Life with a newborn can completely change you and the pressure we out on ourselves to be the perfect mother and handle it all can crush us. Aimee shares just how overwhelming life became and how it affected her relationship with her son. Read her story here.
“I felt like I was drowning most days because my pump at home didn't work, breastfeeding wasn't working, and my baby was always crying and upset. I felt like a failure.”