Do you ever question whether your adjustment to motherhood is normal? Do you not feel like yourself, but also aren’t clinically depressed or anxious? Do you feel like you have mommy brain or like you are constantly in a fog? Perhaps you are experiencing something called Postpartum Stress Syndrome. Psychologist Dr. Alice Pickering joins us this episode to discuss PPSS and how to distinguish it from other postpartum disorders. This is a topic that is rarely talked about, and you won’t want to miss!
What You'll Learn
- What postpartum stress syndrome is
- The difference between normal adjustment and maladjustment
- How it differs from postpartum depression and anxiety
- Some of the risk factors
- Practical things you can do to cope