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Ignoring the Signs of Stress & Anxiety

Ignoring the Signs of Stress & Anxiety

After I managed to bounce back from my first period of intense anxiety, I thought I was home free. I beat it, it’s gone, let’s all move…

How to Talk to Your Doctor About Postpartum Depression

How to Talk to Your Doctor About Postpartum Depression

One of the common threads I hear from moms who’ve experienced postpartum depression is the utter frustration and disappointment they felt after speaking with their doctors about…

How to Manage a Panic Attack

How to Manage a Panic Attack

I received a question on the Mind Over Momma Facebook page about how to manage panic attacks, so I wanted to address it here. If any of…

Did Your Birth Experience Give You Anxiety?

Did Your Birth Experience Give You Anxiety?

After 19 hours and 45 minutes of labor, I felt an overwhelming fear that I was not going to be able to do it. I had been…

Finding What Is (And Forgetting What If)

Finding What Is (And Forgetting What If)

Sunday afternoon I began feeling “it.” If you have anxiety or depression, you know the feeling. The hint. The shadow passing over. At first I denied it….

Do You Have Postpartum Anxiety? 10 Symptoms You May Not Recognize

Do You Have Postpartum Anxiety? 10 Symptoms You May Not Recognize

While there is still much work to be done to educate and treat women regarding postpartum depression, the word is spreading. I’d heard the term frequently while…

Natalie

Hi! I am so glad you stopped by. I am a writer, wife and frequently overwhelmed momma to two young kids. This site is about my own experiences with anxiety and depression and explores ways that we can work toward finding ourselves after having children.