Postpartum Depression

Have you known someone, or maybe have been that someone who suffered from postpartum depression (PPD)? Studies show that PPD can affect about 10-15% of women. This may not seem like a lot, but with the high amount of births in the US alone (just under 4 million), this percentage equals a staggering high number…

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Adverse Childhood Experiences – The Sad Truth

Okay, so I keep mentioning Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) in my posts and blogs, but why? Well, there is an abundance of research on ACE’s now after a study was done in the mid-90’s that showed a correlation of adverse childhood experiences to all sorts of health risks; smoking, drugs, alcohol, sexually transmitted diseases, higher…

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Trauma: What is it, and why does it impact us differently?

Us survivors of traumatic experiences tend to know others with similar experiences. Feel free to weigh in on this subject. I’d really love to hear your experiences and how it impacted you throughout your life, and maybe those around you. Do the way they live their adult lives differ from you? Are there similarities? I’ve…

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