Emotional Health · Parenting

Motherhood and scary thoughts: How are these connected?

"I'm just going to check on the baby one more time, I want to make sure he's still breathing."    "Wait!  Let me hold her, you may drop her if you don’t hold her tight enough."  "What if the bathwater is too hot and I burn my baby?" Have you had thoughts like this about… Continue reading Motherhood and scary thoughts: How are these connected?

Emotional Health · Parenting

Just had a baby? Having unwanted or scary thoughts?

You just had a baby and you're having thoughts that are scaring you.  They're repeating thoughts or images that don't make any sense.  They could be of bad things happening or harm coming to you or your baby.  You're wondering, why would I think of such a thing?  Am I going crazy? YOU are not your… Continue reading Just had a baby? Having unwanted or scary thoughts?