Birth Trauma:  Coping with Triggers

Birth Trauma: Coping with Triggers

The following is a guest post written by Karin Beschen, a Warrior Mom living in Iowa with her husband and two sons.   She works as a psychotherapist, specializing in perinatal mood and anxiety disorders.   This morning I walked outside to grab the newspaper...
Recovery from Intrusive Thoughts

Recovery from Intrusive Thoughts

After my recent pieces about intrusive thoughts here at Postpartum Progress (which you can find here and here – please use caution in clicking over as these are both potentially triggering posts), I have received a number of emails from several women. While...

Grateful

Today, I did something for myself. I went to a salon and had my hair done. Not just a simple trim, wash, and go. Nope. I had a full hair color session complete with highlights. It was a huge deal for me to walk into somewhere completely new, trust someone I never met...
Guest Post: Doing It All Again

Guest Post: Doing It All Again

I had the pleasure of meeting Graeme in Boston at the first ever Warrior Mom™ Conference this past July. She’s simply fabulous and her hugs are amazing. She’s also wholly dedicated to mamas with Perinatal Mood & Anxiety Disorders. I’m glad...