3 Ways to Prevent Postpartum Depression
Put postpartum into Google… the 5 first search results that come up are all about postpartum depression.
Does anyone else feel like something is wrong with this picture? I do. Like, lets talk about ways to prevent ppd.
I love to focus on preventative care. So!
3 ways you can prevent Postpartum Depression!
1. Learn about #matrescence: whatever happens to a woman’s psychological development when she becomes a mother via Alexandra Sacks; dads you can relate
2. Create a postpartum plan just like how you plan for pregnancy. When you decide you would like to build a fam, a lot of thought goes into this. And if I am meeting you with a surprise pregnancy, welcome. Lets all pour some extra thought into postpartum. How will motherhood, fatherhood affect your career, social life + time management. So important to think about <3
3. Yes you guessed it, self-care. Be patient with yourself, be good to yourself whatever your love language is, keep it close.