This episode features Cierra, also known on Instagram as @notmothergoose, who talks to us about her experience with prenatal and postpartum depression. She also talks to us about..
– the difficulties of prenatal depression, including sleep disturbances, and how these symptoms can be easily confused or discounted for pregnancy related issues (eg hormones)
– the additional difficulties of postpartum depression and how it can be exacerbated by issues with breastfeeding, having no support, and comparisons to other moms or how things “should” be
– the importance of medication and treatment when struggling, plus her own advocacy work and how to advocate for yourself in the mental health field
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