Treating Postpartum Depression with Pet Therapy

Treating Postpartum Depression with Pet Therapy

I’m reading more and more about how pets – particularly dogs – are used in therapy for people with post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental disorders. But after a simple web search, I found very little on treating postpartum depression with pet therapy. Our dog, a German shepherd named Heidi, has been and Read More …

My battle with postpartum depression and anxiety

depressed woman in bedroom postpartum depression

On New Year’s Day 2015, I woke up in such a pit of despair that I almost immediately began to cry and couldn’t stop until about three that afternoon. Luckily, my mother-in-law came to babysit my son, so my husband could help take care of me. I’d always heard of postpartum depression, or the worse cases of Read More …