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When I describe the dark period that has encompassed much of my initial postpartum years, a good word to use is “bleak.” In 2009, I gave birth to my first child, a boy. Just five weeks later, I remember looking at him lying asleep in his bassinet, his little body only taking up a small corner of his not-so-big bed, with his teeny little red face ever-so-slightly sticking out of this swaddle. The room was lit with a small lamp and I smiled as I stared at his peaceful motionless body…

Tamar Weinberg

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