Archive for Author: Aly Thayer

Becky’s Story and Overcoming Postpartum Depression

Overcoming Postpartum Depression – Becky’s Story I am no stranger to anxiety and depression. SSRIs and anti-anxiety medications have been a part of my diet since my mid twenties and honestly should have probably been snuck into my baby...

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C-sections and PPD

C-sections can take a toll on the birthing experience. Many mothers look back on their birth experiences and instead of having the incredible feeling of coming home with a new baby, they can only remember the trauma around giving...

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A Doula’s Role

As a birth worker, I was trained as a birth and postpartum Doula, birth educator, placenta Encapsulator and midwife assistant. However, very little time or training was spent on recognizing and helping treat postpartum mood disorders. The subjects were...

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