“I’m so irritable and confused”
“I feel like crying for no reason”
“I feel helpless, inadequate, and unable to cope”
“I worry all the time”
“I often feel scared and panicky”
“I feel ashamed and guilty”
“I don’t know who I am any more”
“I have no interest in anything”
“I don’t sleep the way I used to”
“I don’t eat the way I used to”
“I don’t love the baby the way I should”
“I can’t stop thinking about the birth”
“I sometimes think of hurting myself or the baby”
IF SO, THEN YOU MAY BE SUFFERING FROM POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION OR ANXIETY. BUT YOU ARE NOT ALONE!!
A local Postpartum Support Group has formed in the Youngstown/Warren area, sponsored by Postpartum Support International, and Perinatal Outreach and Encouragement for Moms of Ohio. Meetings are held on the first and third Wednesdays of every month from 6:30 to 8:00 pm at D.D. & Velma Davis center at the Boardman YMCA, 45 McClurg Rd. Boardman OH. 44512. Meetings are casual, conversational and free of charge. Please contact Leslie at 330-550-2838 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.