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This site is dedicated to parents who have suffered with depression. You do not need to suffer in silence any longer. Help is available for women with antepartum depression (depression during pregnancy) postpartum depression and general depression.

I did not truly enjoy my baby’s first year, Postpartum depression kept me in a fog of hopelessness and anxiety. My hope is that as you read the next two posts, you will find a sentence or two that speaks directly to your current situation and use the information as a starting point to get the help you need to make life with your baby fun.  Creating a peaceful and fun home for your baby starts with a healthy you.  Below  are links to the articles : The secret sadness of pregnancy

The symptoms of postpartum depression and  Signs and symptoms of general depression.

The Secret Sadness of Pregnancy With Depression

The Symptoms of Postpartum Depression & Anxiety

Depression Symptoms and Warning Signs

telephone support:

800-PPD-MOMS

National Postpartum depression hot line: 800-894-9453

About Karen Flores

Karen Flores is a health education writer, preschool administrator, graduate student of Human Development and mother. She is a contributing writer to the Los Angeles Perinatal Maternal Mental Health Task force. Her work evolves from a passion for preschoolers and an extremely painful journey through postpartum depression. Her upcoming book examines the impact of maternal depression on children during the infant and toddler stages of development.

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