Archive for June, 2012

Originally posted March 2008 by Jenna, this post has gotten so much attention that I thought I would re-post. ~Diane


I appreciate it when men weigh in and share their perspectives of PPD. This was written by the husband of Katherine Stone over at Postpartum Progress.

“My husband Frank surprised me with this yesterday, which he wrote from his heart and asked me to share with you.  It is about our experience with postpartum depression from his perspective, and what he’d like husbands, fathers and partners to know:

I am writing this because my wife has made it her life’s mission to illuminate the pain, anguish and recovery that surround postpartum mood disorders.  I have felt compelled for some time to reach out directly to men because postpartum mood disorders are devastating for the entire family.  It requires a family effort to recover, and husbands/fathers are critical to that recovery.

First of all I need to share a little of the story.  Katherine and I waited to have children until…

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It’s been a while since I have been here. A lot has happened since I last posted, like 3 years ago. I will go into that another time. For now, I wanted to say hello and that I am back. I am not sure how often, but there are at least a few things I want to write about. For today, however, the writing will wait as it is after 10 am, and I am still in my pajamas, there is stuff to be done, and my girls are waiting for our bike ride to the library.

I look forward to interacting with you and hearing your stories as I share mine.


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