I Expected Joy After Having My Baby, But I Feel Sad…I’m Struggling.

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Bringing a new baby home is supposed to be a joyous time, but what if you’re feeling anything but happy? On “Life Quakes,” a new mom struggles with sadness, disconnection, and guilt after having her baby. Hosts Jessica Reyes, Patricia Wu, and guest therapist Jenna Watson discuss postpartum depression, the importance of sleep, and how a partner can provide practical and emotional support during this challenging time.

It’s Okay to Not Feel an Instant Bond With Your Baby

Don’t feel guilty if it takes time to develop a deep connection – it’s more common than you might think.

Sleep Deprivation Can Exacerbate Postpartum Depression

Getting enough rest is key for both physical and mental recovery after childbirth.

Don’t Be Afraid to Ask For and Accept Help

Lean on your support system during this vulnerable time – practical and emotional support makes a huge difference.

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