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Mom Suffering Through Postpartum Depression

I Have Postpartum Depression, and My Medication Isn’t Helping. What Should I Do?

A mom struggling through postpartum depression is worried that the medication prescribed to her isn’t working. She wants to know if other moms have gone through the same situation, and if so, what they did to battle through the depression. Over on the Mamas Uncut Facebook page, our robust community of moms is always having a conversation about topics that matter. We like to highlight those conversations from time to time. Important mom questions. Thoughtful mom answers. Let’s hear from the community! A member of the Mamas Uncut Facebook community asks: “I’m 2 weeks postpartum and have been diagnosed with postpartum depression. I’ve been prescribed Celexa, but it doesn’t seem to be helping at all. I’ve been on it for a week. I’m so nervous I can not care for my baby. I am having my mother and grandmother do most of the care for her. What else can I do to help with this intense fear and anxiety?” – Mamas Uncut Community Member Members of the community swooped in with some very good advice to consider. Take a look at a few of the suggestions below. Give the Medication More Time “Give it a little more time. It takes a few weeks …

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