Manage episode 346343481 series 3358405
Join Natalie and Liz as they discuss their experiences with postpartum anxiety in this mini episode!
Postpartum anxiety is not as talked about as postpartum depression but is very common. It is estimated that 1 in 5 women has postpartum anxiety. Symptoms of postpartum anxiety are constant or near-constant worry, feelings of dread about things you fear will happen, sleep disruption, racing thoughts, shakiness, panic attacks, obsessive, recurring thoughts, intrusive thoughts, and others.
There are many types of treatment for postpartum anxiety. The first step is recognizing it and getting diagnosed. If you don't feel like yourself, seek professional help and talk about your feelings to someone you trust.
Check out Postpartum Support International at www.postpartum.net for resources.
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Intro Song by Carpathians (Donny Rodgers): https://carpathians.bandcamp.com/track/lavaman
If you are feeling anxiety or depression, please seek professional help.