The changes that occur during pregnancy and postpartum can make women feel like their bodies are out of control. That's when eating disorders creep in.
Having a weekly hour for myself saved me after my son was born. But we’re not talking yoga class. My me time—pelvic floor physiotherapy—was intense.
Untreated mental illness can lead pregnant women and new moms to take their own lives. Shame and stigma sometimes stop them from getting help in time.
Alicia Cox Thomson