What Every New Parent Needs To Know About Postpartum Depression
- It’s very common but it is not normal. It occurs in 10% of new parents.
- It is severely under-diagnosed. Approximately 66% of new parents suffering from PPD go undiagnosed.
I recently spent a week at The Farm Midwifery Center in Summertown, Tennessee. For those of you who may not be familiar with The Farm — and with Ina May Gaskin — it has been a center for profound work in the birth field since 1970. I often recommend Ina May’s books…