Normalizing the Postpartum Journey: Giving Voice to Life as a New Mom
In my practice as a Denver psychologist, many mothers report shame, confusion and upset about their experience of anxiety, worry, depression, and difficulty connecting after their new baby arrives. A variety of questions arise alongside these feelings that are difficult to discuss. Below, you’ll find some of the top issues that surface with this unique population of women and practices we can use to support new mothers who might be struggling.
“I haven’t immediately fallen in love with my new baby.”
While most prenatal books prepare women for the euphoric rush of the moment of birth and days afterwards, some women don’t immediately feel such strong feelings, and many feel ...