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Today you came, Dear Baby

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Dear Baby, here in my hands, Today you came. The One who holds eternity has rustled your soft cocoon, I think the timing was just right I just can’t stop gazing in wonder at your little fingers, your eyes, your lovely little feet and toes What a precious gift you are Your yawns are so…

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Postpartum depression – how to help a loved one overcome it

Modernity a catalyst for postpartum depression Increasing cases of postpartum depression can be attributed to many reasons, and modernity is key among them. We are living in times when many women have neglected their own personal needs, and emotional support has lessened.  This has made new parents less resistant to postpartum depression. In times past, after the…

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Postpartum depression (PPD): Terry attempted suicide

Postpartum depression (PPD), also known as postnatal depression (PND), can totally ruin the joy of both motherhood and fatherhood. Rarely does a couple expecting a baby discuss the probability of depression after pregnancy. In fact many are unaware of it; they do not know that one can take measures to avoid it. Many women and…

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Returning to work after maternity leave – sooo depressed!

I felt like not returning to work after maternity leave. “Do not warm the milk in the microwave.” I told Jane, my house help, for the umpteenth time. I strutted around the house in my kitten heels, anxious, as I debated on whether I indeed wanted to go back to work. Maternity leave had to come…

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