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Miscarriage: How Reframing Your Thoughts Can be Key to Healing

reframing thoughts about miscarriage

There are very few situations in life as heartbreaking as miscarriage. Likely, you and your partner were overjoyed with the news of a new baby and immediately started planning the details of your expanding family. You most likely shared the news with close friends and family and the announcement was met with congratulatory messages and excitement.

 

The news of a miscarriage might feel unbearable, especially for mom, as there can be a sense ...

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How Can I Read the News Without Becoming Depressed or Anxious?

Girl reading the news and looking scared

Perhaps watching the nightly news is a long-standing family ritual, or you start your day by skimming the local and national headlines. If so, you have probably noticed that in the last several years, the weight of those headlines has led to feelings of paranoia, anxiety, and even depression. Especially with gun violence on the rise and regular acts of terrorism, the news is more frightening and shocking than ever.

In my work as a therapist, clients often share that they feel overwhelmed and unable to process the state of these news stories. They often cite feeling helpless and powerless over the future and unable to comprehend ...

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10 Signs of Postpartum Depression

Depressed new mom

Postpartum depression and anxiety and “baby blues” affects more new mothers than you probably think. According to the the American Pregnancy Association, upwards of 75% of new mothers have negative feelings and experiences during the postpartum phase. They are the result of significant hormonal shifts following childbirth and are quite normal, even though they may not feel that way. These “baby blues” usually subside within a couple weeks or so, and if they do not, they may manifest into symptoms of postpartum depression.

Postpartum depression is a mental health condition that affects women after giving birth. This form of depression lingers in about 15% of new mothers, ...

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