Ep 6: When postpartum packs a punch with Kristina Cowan

Having a baby and becoming a mother is supposed to be joyful – but what if it’s not? On this episode Julie talks to Kristina Cowan about her experience with postpartum depression which was triggered by a traumatic birth experience.

Listen to the episode here.

Kristina is a journalist and her brush with postpartum depression compelled her to use her writing skills to comfort and empower other people battling mood disorders. Her first book is called When Postpartum Packs a Punch: Fighting Back and Finding Joy.

Connect with Kristina Cowan:

Kristina Cowan on Twitter

Kristina Cowan on Facebook


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