The Postpartum Stress Center

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Premier treatment and professional training center for prenatal and postpartum depression & anxiety. Since 1988.

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Thank you for highlighting our #speakthesecret campaign and bringing attention to the new book #goodmomshavescarythoughts @familiustalk 👉We are so grateful that more moms will gain access to the support and information they need! 🥰

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What is getting in the way of you expressing what you need and getting it? Have you found a safe person? Are you making yourself clear? Are there barriers that you can gently confront? Do you feel worthy of asking for help? Perhaps eye-contact would help. Put down your phone. Talk to someone who cares. Tell them how you feel, with clarity, confidence and honesty. It will be okay. • • #speakthesecret #goodmomshavescarythoughts #bookoutnextfriday!@familiustalk @brooklyn_rabbit

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#speakthesecret 👉 speak yours here 👉 Https://

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A note to therapists who follow this account and to moms who have awesome therapists who might want more training: 👉This is how you train perinatal mental health therapists to become experts in the treatment of PMADs. Join Postpartum Support International @postpartumhelp and The Postpartum Stress Center in our effort to expand professional trainings and achieve greater access to treatment for moms and healthcare providers. March class closed. Accepting applications for June, Sept and Dec 2019. Register online 12-hr two day class held in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania In-Person Only. Please call 610.525.7527 x2 or email if you have questions

#this week the U.S. Preventative Services Task Force published recommendations in The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) requested doctors ‘refer pregnant and postpartum persons who are at increased risk of perinatal depression to counseling interventions.’” • • Love it when research and science finally back up what we’ve been saying for decades ❗️”Prevent” is a strong word and slightly misleading but early intervention will certainly help reduce symptoms even of a mom does experience PPD. • • Take-home point: Treat during pregnancy if symptoms emerge. If you are not sure, if what you are feeling is normal during pregnancy or not, let someone you trust know how you feel. • •

#speakthesecret 👉 speak yours here 👉 Https:// . #goodmomshavescarythoughts

You will feel better if you #payattentiontoyourrelationship ❤️❤️❤️

Sneak peek 👀 👀 👉 Spot-on comics depicting unspoken thoughts ⭐️ Expert guidance ⭐️ Journal doodles for self-help activity and healing. • March 1 on Amazon @familiustalk

Yay! It’s here!!!🥰 ... I honestly LOVE this book so much. ❤️Because good moms DO have scary thoughts. And they don't always know what that means or what to do. 👉Pick the illustrations that resonate most with you. Find the words to help you #speakthesecret. Use the book as a tool to say what is hard to say. Show this book to your partner. Show this book to your provider. Find a safe person and let them know how you feel and what you need. Use this book as a tool for validation and self expression. And let us know if it helps you feel better. 😉 Thank you Thank you Thank you @familiustalk and @brooklyn_rabbit 😘

Paying it forward. 👉If you do not yet know about #2020mom please take the time to visit their website at to see all the amazing work they do advocating for moms, their families and all aspects of maternal mental health. Thank you #joyburkhard, for showcasing our new book at your #mmhforum2019! @thebluedotprj We are SO EXCITED to get our hands on it any minute now.❤️❤️❤️ thank you for sharing it with your esteemed speakers. We make a great team from afar. 😉#goodmomshavescarythoughts @familiustalk

#speakthesecret 👉speak yours here 👉 Https://

Pay attention to your relationship. It’s more important than you might think. 👉Take care of your partner so they can take care of you. • Page from #goodmomshavescarythoughts Book out in 2️⃣0️⃣days!! ❤️‼️ @familiustalk @brooklyn_rabbit #speakthesecret💭💭💭

@iamcardib is beautiful. We are grateful every single time a celebrity comes forward to share their personal struggle. It can have a huge impact on our effort to change the way people and society views maternal mental health. Thank you 🙏💗 . . . “I thought I was going to avoid it,” she said. “When I gave birth, the doctor told me about postpartum, and I was like, ‘Well, I’m doing good right now, I don’t think that’s going to happen.’ But out of nowhere, the world was heavy on my shoulders.”

Re-posting our very first #speakthesecret comic that went viral and continues to be translated internationally. We know how important it is for new moms to feel heard, cared for, and acknowledged. We also know how difficult it is to ask for what you need, especially when you can't always trust that you will be understood. This is precisely why we are so excited and grateful that our new book 📙#goodmomshavescarythoughts will be out in a couple of weeks! ❤️Moms will not only be able to relate to the strong feelings and thoughts illustrated in the book, they now have a tool to help them access and express what they need/want. If you do get the book - PLEASE let us know if it helps you find a safe place to identify and articulate what you need, to your partner, to your healthcare provider, to your support network. 😘 That is our true objective and our hope for you and your family.🙏🏻 @familiustalk @brooklyn_rabbit

Thank you for highlighting this important piece. We love what you do on behalf of moms and maternal mental health issues! ❤️ ••• #speakthesecret #goodmomshavescarythoughts @familiustalk We recently posted this here. For those of you who missed it - the link to the article is below and in our bio. . . “The awesome responsibility of caring for a newborn naturally warrants a heightened sense of vigilance. Sometimes this necessary state of watchfulness can be confusing. At every turn, a new mother believes a crisis is looming. Afraid of slipping and dropping the baby, she holds them extra tightly while she goes down the stairs. Afraid of a disaster in the night, she keeps herself awake to hear the silent sounds of breathing. If she falls asleep from sheer fatigue, she dreams of causing the baby harm through her own negligence.”

So much. This. ❤️@#flawesome @notsalmon

While it might seem that the rest of the world is distracted about Super Bowls, and politics, and weather, or all sorts of things don’t always matter much when you don’t feel good... 👉depression and anxiety can feel extraordinarily self-absorbing. It can feel like not much matters beyond what you see and feel and think. ... If you are worried about the way you are feeling, if you are preoccupied by anxiety, Or if you wonder whether or not you will ever feel like yourself again - here’s a gentle reminder: Your stronger than you think you are. You will not always feel like this. You will feel like yourself again. ••• #selfcompassion #speakthesecret #believe #holding #goodmomshavescarythoughts #askforhelp