PPD and fears about not being a good mom

Thoughts and fears about being a bad mom could be common for women who experience postpartum depression. Stay at home mom, Monica Gregory offers advice on moving past this tough period.
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PPD and fears about not being a good mom

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You've just come home from the hospital with your precious little baby. It is supposed to be the happiest, most wonderful time of your life. You just don't feel it at all. You are suffering from postpartum depression and you are terrified that it is never going to end and you are going to lose this precious season that you have with your child. As someone who suffered from it twice, I'm hear to tell you, it's going to be okay. It's going to pass. You are going to get the help that you need. I promise you it is going to pass. Your baby is going to be no worse off for it. You love your child and you are going to get through this. One day, you are going to wake up and realize that it is the happiest time of your life.

Thoughts and fears about being a bad mom could be common for women who experience postpartum depression. Stay at home mom, Monica Gregory offers advice on moving past this tough period.

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Monica Gregory is 30-something stay-at-home-mom whose journey to motherhood has been anything but smooth.  Seven pregnancies, two chemical pregnancies, one twin miscarriage, one VBAC stillbirth, two C-sections, and a total of 11 months on bedrest don't make her an expert on pregnancy or parenting, but they do make her passionate about her role as mother.  Before relocating from Ohio to Nashville, TN, for her husband's job, Monica was a commercial insurance agent. Today, she spends her days with Seth, three, Erin, one, and new baby James, sweeping up graham crackers, playing trains, blogging and cooking...all to the strains of Nick, Jr. in the background.

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