• Postpartum Anxiety Symptoms I Experience
    Motherhood,  Postpartum

    Postpartum Anxiety Symptoms I Experienced

    Since posting about being diagnosed with postpartum anxiety, several women I know reached out to share how much it meant to know that they weren’t alone in this. Many of these mamas said that it wasn’t until their second baby that they finally attributed their symptoms to something other than being a nervous and sleep-deprived new mom, who may have had a difficult birth experience.  A common thread I heard from these brave souls were “I didn’t know what it was the first time.” The Lesser Known Postpartum Experience Postpartum depression and anxiety can coexist together, but PPD tends to be the mental illness that has more public awareness.  Often,…