Surviving Postpartum Depression - October 27

October 25, 2009 admin

Dr. Shoshana Bennett is a survivor of two life-threatening, undiagnosed postpartum depressions and she's an expert in postpartum depression. Read her story.

Having a baby is a thought to be a miracle. The baby is born and although mom may be extremely tired, in the days that follow, there's also joy and happiness that surrounds the event. For some women, though, it's a very trying time. Mood swings, insomnia and fatigue set in and get in the way of the mother caring for her newborn baby. On the extreme end, some mothers with postpartum depression end up committing suicide or even killing their own child or children.

What Is It Like Living with Postpartum Depression?

Dr. Shoshana Bennett understands. She's a survivor of two life-threatening, undiagnosed postpartum depressions. Now an author and advocate for postpartum depression, Dr. Bennett spends her time appearing on radio and television shows and considers herself a pioneer on the topic.

Dr. Bennett's books include:

More Postpartum Depression Information

Dr. Shoshana Bennett's interview is no longer available. The following postpartum depression articles may be of interest to you.

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