Midwives Help Push Away Postpartum Depression

Today, I am guest blogging at Homebirth Cesarean International!

When the threads of my birth plan unraveled and left me on a hospital bed with a stitched-up belly, I didn’t know how to sew my feelings back together. It was as if all the preparation I had made for a happy delivery vanished. And while I was extremely grateful to have my daughter safe and sound, my C-section left me reeling. I cried in secret and walled myself off from everyone.

But my midwife gave me an assignment and refused to take no for answer.  “By my visit next week, I want you to write about everything you remember and felt while giving birth.”

Read about my midwife’s plan

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