• I Took Antidepressants While Breastfeeding, Here's Why

    8 days ago - By Scary Mommy

    I sat across from my doctor eight days after giving birth, trying to remotely look like I had myself together.
    “I always want to see you in person if you're concerned about postpartum depression,” he said. “Some people may sound okay on the phone, but then you see them face to face and they look like The Joker.”
    I definitely felt like The Joker. I wasn't sure if the crippling self-doubt and suffocating anxiety was completely normal the first week after having a baby, but it scared the hell out of me. I felt like I was swinging on a pendulum of emotion and mental demons, gliding from “Okay...
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