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The Shadow

Pregnant and Dangerous

Continuing the Conversation on Prenatal Depression

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I was pregnant with my fourth child. I walked into my midwife’s office determined to discuss what happened during my third pregnancy. I sat on the couch and faced her, smiling. “Hi,” I said. We started the normal conversation of an initial prenatal appointment. Nowhere in that conversation could I fit the sentences, “I just want to let you…

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Gloria Lucas

Gloria Lucas

I write a lot about trauma and healing. Empathetic to a fault. Daydreamer. Always behind on laundry. She/her

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