Browsing the "postpartum depression" Tag

Postpartum depression during a pandemic

February 15th, 2022 | by Amy Mattes

The house is living and breathing windows lifting curtains let old air out. An air between seasons. Her body is living and breathing open organs stretching in the


Buoyant Force

January 11th, 2022 | by Sumitra Mattai

I wondered if I would ever be able to approach the deep end without panicking.


Ginny Wiehardt on KNIFE SKILLS

October 23rd, 2020 | by Ginny Wiehardt

‘Knife Skills’(After a BBC documentary on postpartum OCD) They gleamed at her from kitchen drawers, reflecting the self she feared,


That Is Who You Are

July 24th, 2020 | by Meg Thompson

“Who knows what’s good or bad?” —-Taoist Parable ​On any given day, I vacillate between wanting to be a tenure


Angela James: Quiet Night

November 7th, 2019 | by Angela James

I have always wanted to be one of those artists that could create when I was feeling terrible. I wanted


Who Needs the Diagnosis?

September 19th, 2019 | by Jericho Vincent

1 in 7 mothers experiences postpartum depression. And yet, naming it still makes me uneasy. Women used to be given the diagnosis of "Hysteria" if their minds or bodies rebelled.


No One Is Watching

October 24th, 2018 | by Sarah Stuteville

I should have shoplifted more while I was pregnant. People mostly try not to notice pregnant women, and if they



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