The holidays seems to do one of two things. You either welcome it with open arms, enjoying a new snow fall, visiting with loved ones, the spirit of the Christmas season and sharing quality time with those you love…or you feel the pressures, stress, anxiety and depression that seems to take over during the holiday season. If this is you, or someone you know, I’ve gathered a few African American female therapists in the Metro Detroit area who are sharing their wisdom and expertise in hopes of helping others survive through the holiday season.
The birth of a baby can bring a joyous time for many new mothers. However, not everyone experiences such elation after the birth of their child. Some new mothers, due to the hormonal change in their bodies, along with existing life challenges can cause an onset of postpartum depression. Postpartum depression is real. Although it can be a difficult time, it can be overcome. Know that you can overcome this and there is help. We’ll hear from Author, Kimberly Batchelor-Davis as she shares her trial and triumph overcoming her postpartum depression.