Transitions & Triggers: Managing Postpartum Anxiety

We were 30,000 feet in the air and I was dreading this trip. It was our second trip to St. Louis and the first one after deciding that the South would no longer be home. I turned to my husband and all I had to tell him was, “I feel it right here” while pointing to my chest and grabbing his hand. He knew exactly what I was referring to in that moment.

In April, my doctor and I decided that I needed to go up another 50mg with my depression and anxiety meds.

In May, my husband told me that he wanted to apply for a new job in the St. Louis area and I said, “Sure, why not?”

In June, my daughter turns one and I enter into nearly a year of managing my postpartum depression and anxiety.

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