My baby is home. Why do I feel sad (or scared, anxious, angry, irritable, hopeless)?
Sometimes bringing baby home doesn’t make everything “okay.” Sometimes the feelings you were having in the NICU don’t go away. Sometimes they get worse.
Are you having a hard time? Feeling more sad, afraid, or angry than you expected andwondering if this is normal? Join us to hear from a NICU mom who has been there. Learnabout warning signs, telling the difference between just being a new parent and being sick, and getting help.
About the speaker:
Megan became a mom three months early when her daughter was born weighing 1130grams. 82 days later they made the transition home, thinking that the nightmare was over. It wasn’t!Eventually diagnosed with postpartum mood disorder, Megan got help, got healthy, and found a new normal. She lives in Toronto and now spends a lot of time laughing with her (now six‐year‐old) kid.
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