Mom Like Me is a research project, conducted by Amanda Gorham, a PhD student at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Amanda experienced postpartum depression (PPD) after giving birth to both of her children and, in both cases, due to the stigma associated with PPD, Amanda was not able to find anyone willing to share their story of struggle or recovery. Amanda is connecting with moms from across the United States to inform the development of an improved screening tool for detecting postpartum depression in new moms. She hopes to use a selection of the stories shared to write a book, Mom Like Me, for all of the moms struggling with postpartum depression who can find solitude in knowing that there are moms out there just like them, and they are thriving.

My Story: Postpartum Depression and Rage

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