One of the best parts for me was at the very end of the article:
"If you’re having another baby, or thinking about it, chances are you’ve recovered from your first experience with postpartum depression."I read that and I thought to myself, "Oh my Gosh, I have recovered from postpartum depression. How fun!"
And it is fun.
I love having LO around; she is so cute and funny and she grows so fast.
Granted, it is also boring, and lonely, and obnoxious, and sort of mind-numbing, but thankfully I am no longer haunted by these thoughts that I am trapped, or that I made this horrible mistake by having a child. I don't think that we should give her up for adoption. I don't have horrific visions of her death. I am sad when Erik leaves for work, but I don't panic anymore. I have friends I can call and places I can go to get some company.
So, if you found this article and are suffering with raising your baby: hang in there. Things really do get better.