I Had Postpartum Depression...and You Can't Tell From Looking

Recently there has been an article going around by Postpartum Progress called You Can’t Tell A Mom Has Postpartum Depression By Looking. I was browsing through some pictures from when my daughter was young and was struck by just how true this is. I suffered from severe postpartum depression but you'd never guess that from looking at our family photos. Remember, just because a mom looks "good" or "happy" doesn't mean she is ok. These pictures show a mom who looks incredibly happy but nothing could have been further from the truth. 

To read more about my struggle with postpartum depression, check these articles out. http://www.birthbeyondbias.com/birthbeyondbias/2014/8/11/valley-of-tears-my-journey-through-postpartum-depression