Postpartum anxiety is common for moms and it isn’t talked about enough. The transition in to motherhood is huge and it changes a woman in every aspect of her life, it’s no wonder that anxiety is common.
The signs of postpartum anxiety are similar to postpartum depression, with a few differences. When a mother is experiencing anxiety, she will feel a lot of physical symptoms along with intrusive thoughts.
Here are 5 signs of postpartum anxiety:
Recurring thoughts that something bad will happen to you.
Recurring thoughts that something bad will happen to baby.
Heart palpitations which feels like your heart is pounding either very hard or very fast in your chest.
Often making the differentiation between postpartum anxiety or depression doesn’t matter. What truly matters is that you get the help and support you need if you are feeling unwell. I want you to know that there are many answers to help you if you are experiencing anxiety or depression. If you want to join a community of moms and get support, join the private group here.
Hi, I’m Dr. Potter and I help women feel vibrant and healthy during their motherhood journey.
It was after the birth of my first baby when I became passionate about helping other moms. I was blown away by how hard it was to heal after that birth.
Now it’s my passion to help you heal optimally after birth. Want to learn more about making a postpartum plan with me? Head HERE. Have a young baby and want to work on healing optimally after birth? Head HERE.