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But what if it’s NOT PPD?

“So, what brings you in today?” the doctor asked.

“Well, there are some people in my life who say I’m not myself. That I sound negative and angry, so I thought I’d come in and get checked.” I replied, feeling silly but holding back tears, while bouncing my nearly 8 month old baby on my lap.

“Are you getting enough sleep?” she asked.