Postpartum depression and suicide

charles as a baby

While I personally have not ever felt suicidal, I have felt pregnancy depression and postpartum depression. I would tell you if I had ever felt like killing myself. I am, after all, emotionally naked.

It was only after watching the news segment about Allison Goldstein’s suicide after moving to another coast– away from her family–that this memory came back. When I saw the segment on TV, they didn’t emphasize the move but I knew it had to be a big contributor to her suicide. Because I felt intense postpartum depression once we moved from family and my support network … Read more...