Woman Saved in Green Bay

All over the news Tuesday, including CNN, was the daring rescue by Wisconsin State Patrol Trooper Les Boldt of a woman suffering post partum depression and believed to be suicidal. To see the story, click on this link: Green Bay Press-Gazette. The video, if you can...

No Shame On You

I heard from Doddie McClure today (THANKS Doddie for being the very first person to email me about Postpartum Progress!!!!). She told me all about her illness. At 27 years old, she has always been an over achiever — for example, she has 3 college degrees —...

The Truth Doesn't Hurt

One of the problems with women getting hit so hard by postpartum depression and other related illnesses is that honest information about such issues is completely glossed over by most everyone who prepares women for childbirth and beyond. In my birth prep class, the...

And So It Begins

I talk to so many women these days. Mothers of women suffering from postpartum disorders. Mothers of women who have killed themselves. Women who have survived. Women who are just now suffering. They all say the same thing: We need to do more. Lots of people are trying...