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Struggling with your mental health as a new mother?

Every mother is invaluable.

Let's break the silence on postpartum depression, a prevalent issue in our community.

Taking care of your mental health as a mother is crucial for both yourself and your family's well-being. It can be overwhelming when symptoms arise. Without knowing how to navigate such circumstances, your mental health may suffer. Nevertheless, by fostering awareness, you can effectively handle these situations, leading to a better quality of life for you and your loved ones.

Let's take our health into our hands!

Irritability, feeling distant from your baby, Doubting your ability to care for your baby.

 racing and unwanted thoughts, restlessness, thoughts of harming yourself or your baby.

 Mood swings, Anxiety, loss of interest or pleasure in activities, insomnia.

Post Partum depression looks like:

You're never on your own in this; you're part of a community of women, mothers, and parents who are either experiencing similar challenges or are connected to someone who is. Your presence here is a testament to your inner strength. It signifies a conscious choice to place yourself first and foremost. Remember, you have the capability to overcome this. You've got this!

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Share your feelings and experiences with your partner, family, and close friends. Explain the challenges you're facing and the steps you're taking to seek help. Having a supportive network can provide emotional comfort and practical assistance. 

Step Four:

Seek out mental health professionals who specialize in perinatal mental health or postpartum depression. Therapists, psychologists, and psychiatrists with experience in this area can provide effective support and treatment options.

Step Three:

Reach Out to a Healthcare Professional:
Consult your primary care physician or obstetrician-gynecologist (OB-GYN) to discuss your symptoms. 

Step Two:

Recognize and acknowledge the symptoms you might be experiencing.  Accepting that you might be dealing with postpartum depression is the first crucial step towards seeking help.

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The Orbis of Birth Plan:

''Our priority is to provide you with a team that genuinely cares about your mental well-being throughout your pregnancy''.  

We offer a wealth of information, and support, for the journey of childbirth. By engaging with our blogs, mothers can feel connected, empowered, and better prepared for the journey ahead.  

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Making an informed decision about the birthing team is a personal process that requires careful consideration. Contact us, and we'll help bring you nearer to achieving that objective.

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