Years ago noone wanted to even talk about postpartum depression.  Thankfully, more care providers are talking about it, making referrals when necessary and mothers are getting the help they need.  However, when postpartum depression is undiagnosed or it does not really kick in until after the first six months, there can be many mothers who continue to fall through the cracks.  This is a great article about recognizing the signs of postpartum depression, a mother tells her story and helps us become more aware of this event happening in between 6 and 12 months postpartum.

Postpartum can still arise late in the first year

About Katherine Stone

Katherine Stone is the founder of Postpartum Progress, is a nationally-recognized peer advocate for women who suffer mental illnesses related to pregnancy & childbirth, and is also a parenting writer for Strollerderby. She was named one of the ten most influential mom bloggers of 2011 by Babble, and also as one of WebMD’s Health Heroes.+ Katherine Stone