Growing Our Family After Postpartum Depression

Trigger Warning: This piece contains details about one mom’s struggles with postpartum depression and anxiety which may be triggering to others.

There I was with a pregnancy test in-hand and tears streaming down my face. It was a positive.

“I don’t want this right now. I can’t do this again.”

I kept repeating that to my husband, but he kept reminding me that this is what we had planned for over the last couple of months.

We knew we wanted to grow our family. We knew what age gap we wanted between our first-born and our would-be second child. Yet, none of that mattered in that moment.

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