BENEFITING: POSTPARTUM PROGRESS
EVENT DATE: Jun 21, 2014
On June 21st the longest day of the year, I am walking in Climb Out of the Darkness. It is an event to raise awareness and funds for Postpartum Progress. http://postpartumprogress.org
Not everyone is aware, but after Liam was born I had Postpartum Anxiety/OCD. It was serious and I had be admitted to the Behavioral Health Unit at the hospital when Liam was 7 weeks old. Through medication, therapy, and the love and support of my family, I am recovered and have a happy loving, healthy relationship with my son.
It can be difficult to talk about, but if my raising awareness helps another parent, then the difficulty is worth it. I hope no one continues to suffer alone and does not have to feel stigma about getting help.