I knew that I was at higher risk of Postpartum Depression (PPD) after having my twins due to experiencing infertility and have multiples. My husband and I were watching for signs of it.
When I went into my 6-week postpartum visit, I wasn’t assessed for PPD; I wasn’t given the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS) to determine how I was feeling and how I was doing mentally. At that time, I felt “ok.” I felt overwhelmed and over touched, but I was sure that it was just because I had two newborns and a 2-year-old.[Read more…] about Waiting and Ready for PPD: Anna’s Story