Most states receive D’s, F’s in maternal mental health report card

  • Most states receive D’s, F’s in maternal mental health report card

    Posted by Gatherer  on May 15, 2024 at 11:39 AM

    Jaqueline Sharp, 35, remembers her anxiety “went through the roof” shortly after she gave birth to her son in 2019.  

    Her mental health got worse as she tried to balance recovering from a cesarean section, mastering breastfeeding and baby sleep schedules all on very, very little sleep.  

    By the time her son turned a month old, Sharp recalls feeling numb, overwhelmed and like she was a failure as a mother.  

    “I remember thinking to myself that my husband and my son would be better off if I just wasn’t here,” Sharp said.

    She tried to confide in friends about

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