The research found a surprising twist on traditional therapy that may be the key to helping parents' mental health following birth.
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"Women with postpartum are at a greater risk for substance abuse compared to postpartum women without depressive symptoms."
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"My determination to feed my son in the 'right' way evolved into a crippling postpartum depression that stripped every ounce of joy from early motherhood."
Postpartum depression, which affects 1 in 8 new moms and 1 in 10 new dads, can show up in subtle ways at work.
"It’s ridiculous that the doctor thought I was safe to go home. But this scenario occurs too often, and this is exactly how tragedies can happen."
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"I thought, you know, ‘Fireball will fix this ― duh. And it didn’t,'" the "Nashville" actor said.
The reality TV star spoke about dealing with postpartum depression after the birth of her children: Stormi, 5, and Aire, 1.
"After losing three months of income, taking out a loan on our house, paying enormous medical bills and paying for unexpected child care expenses, the financial stress compounded the 'mom-guilt.'"