Hope is What We Come Looking For

Hope is What We Come Looking For

When I was pregnant with my first child, there wasn’t a room that could contain my joy. I had been waiting my entire life to have a baby and after I saw the two pink lines on the pregnancy test stick, I walked on air.  I went to bed in the same way I...
The Rage of Postpartum Depression

The Rage of Postpartum Depression

Last night I was itching for a fight. My husband wasn’t doing a SINGLE thing the way I wanted him to. In fact, I felt he wasn’t doing what I wanted him to do on purpose. So I got mad. Scary mad. I felt like he never did anything I wanted him to do, and...

NPR on Screening for Postpartum Depression

Thanks to Kim Schworm Acosta for giving me the heads up on this interview on WBUR (NPR in Boston) with Dr. Jeanne Watson Driscoll about postpartum depression and the issue of legislating PPD screening. Listen in by following the link below and clicking on the listen...