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Caring for farmers and livestock

Caring for farmers and livestock

Prior to and after having my first child, my healthcare providers talked to me extensively about postpartum depression.

Before I was discharged from the hospital after childbirth, both my husband and I had to fill out a questionnaire pertaining to my mood and thought patterns: Was I having feelings of hopelessness? Was I finding joy in the things I usually do?

When I got home, of course being sleep-deprived and the sudden surge of hormones made me emotional. However, with constant love and encouragement from my husband and having my closest...




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