WeCare and Sarah Gavin-An Inspirational Tale of Postpartum Strength
Sarah Gavin, author and mother, went through an extremely difficult postpartum journey after the birth of her first son. Despite all of the challenges she faced, Sarah was able to rise above and recount her journey in an inspiring article for WeCare.
785: Difficult Postpartum Journey Followed by Two Redemptive Postpartum Seasons
After the birth of her son, Sarah experienced:
- Postpartum depression. She experienced long spurts of anxiety, depression, and guilt that occured seemingly out of nowhere.
- Loneliness. Even with an abundance of family and friends, Sarah felt alone and isolated.
- Motherhood anxiety. She experienced a constant fear of potential harm to her son.
- Confusion and frustration. She often felt disoriented and angry due to the onslaught of postpartum hormones.
Despite all of these difficulties, Sarah was able to find the strength to seize the remaining two postpartum seasons with her second son and make them extra special. She created a plethora of memories with her boys and used her newfound wisdom to connect with others who were in a similar situation.
The powerful journey Sarah went through changed her life indelibly- and it is part of the inspiration behind WeCare, an online resource offering postpartum support to women all over the world.
Sarah Gavin’s experience is an inspirational example of the strength and courage that postpartum women possess. Her story is the perfect reminder for us all to never give up and to always seek the help we need.