postpartum psychosis

Brave Moms I’m Proud to Know

Being a mom isn’t easy under the best of circumstances. But what if you lost touch with reality and were put on a mental ward shortly after childbirth? For roughly one in a thousand moms, a time that is supposed to be joyful turns into a nightmare. The technical term for moms who lose touch […] Read more…

Has Your Postpartum Experience Been Misdiagnosed?

Thirty-six years ago I had a postpartum psychosis. After delivering a premature baby and being sleep-deprived for almost two weeks, I was definitely out of touch with reality, and definitely had a postpartum psychosis. That diagnosis was correct.  But when I became unstable a few months later, due to additional family stress, I was diagnosed […] Read more…