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A Mindful Moment – PSI Blog

By Devi Natarajan Postpartum Support International Blog February 22, 2016It was a cold and sunny October afternoon in the Windy City as my husband drove me to the hospital for a surgical procedure that would remove any traces of my twelve…

A Letter to Me, a Total Jerk, from Me, NICU Mom

By Elizabeth McLaughlin Postpartum Support International Blog February 12, 2016Take a Walk. I don’t need you in my life anymore.People say hurtful things. But the person saying the most hurtful things to me … is me! If someone…

The Exercise Cure

Postpartum Support International Blog February 6, 2016 The Exercise Cure By Sharon Gerdes Many of us resolve to be healthier in the New Year. We pledge to eat more veggies and exercise more. But it’s cold outside and that left-over Christmas…

Letter to a New Mommy – by Andrea Bates

Letter to a New Mommy – by Andrea Bates for the PSI Blog January 26, 2016 Another version of this post originally appeared on Andrea's blog, Good Girl Gone Redneck.Dear New Mommy,It's going to be okay, I promise.I want to say…

Secret Pain

Secret Pain Katayune Kaeni, Psy.D. for the Postpartum Support International Blog January 19, 2016You just had a baby. Everyone around you is so happy. And you are too…sometimes. You feel “off” or “out of sorts,” but you’re…

Some Days – This Motherhood Thing

Some Days – This Motherhood Thing by Andrea Bates Postpartum Support International Blog January 10, 2016 Some days you'll find yourself wondering how you got into this whole motherhood thing. And you'll ask yourself how on earth you're…

Attunement

Postpartum Support International Blog December 28, 2015 by Robin HooperLast weekend, I enjoyed a rare occurrence. My son Joey, who is almost 4, and I were home alone. With siblings and a daddy it had been approximately 9 months since this…

How to Take Care of Yourself This Holiday Season

December 23, 2015 Postpartum Support International BlogHow to Take Care of Yourself This Holiday Season by Andrea BatesThe holiday season is a beautiful time. Filled with joy and laughter, music and excitement, cookies and presents…

The Living Grief of Parenthood

Postpartum Support International Blog December 21, 2015The Living Grief of Parenthood by Katayune Kaeni, Psy.D.It’s always there, sometimes just below the surface. Sometimes in your face. The push and pull of overwhelming elation…