IT’S AN UNDISPUTED FACT
1 in 5 new moms are taken down by mental health issues during and following childbirth, but those of us who are suffering are pretty sure nobody hears, or even sees us. It’s time to stop gushing over our babies for a moment and start asking US, the mothers, how WE are doing.
MOTHERHOOD UNDERSTOOD is a platform and community for all the overwhelmed, anxious and depressed moms—the ones nobody talks about, where we are committed to shining the light on the darkest of places, where mommy mental health taboos have been hiding out, doing an awesome job of convincing us that we are not enough. And we’re all alone. BULLSHIT.
We’re here to remind you that you’re not alone and give you some love, support and tools to help push you through the rough stuff. Even when you feel hopeless.
Did you know there are TWICE as many NEW CASES OF MOTHERS suffering from MATERNAL DEPRESSION each year than women diagnosed with BREAST CANCER? More outrageous facts below…
The struggle is real and we’re attacking it head on, together. CONNECT, SHARE, EMPATHIZE and get advice from like-minded moms and experts who speak your language and understand your struggles.
Here’s where we get REAL. Read stories of during-pregnancy and postpartum depression and anxiety shared by moms who UNDERSTAND that new mommy life isn’t always the way it looks on Instagram.
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We need to get real about maternal mental health. Share and help us destroy the stigma and shame surrounding maternal mental health once and for all.
Mamas, if you’re suffering, you are not alone. In fact, you are in amazing company. There is nothing to be ashamed of.
REAL STORIES FROM REAL MOMS
“Not only does she get real about what postpartum depression is like, but shows moms who are struggling that there is another side. With a topic that is often presented without hope, her narrative is not only important — but life-saving.” -Sarah Schuster, Mental Health Editor at The Mighty