Getting diagnosed with postpartum anxiety (PPA) as a new mom can feel earth shattering. You had so many dreams and expectations about your new life with Baby, and suddenly your mind and body feel as though they are betraying you. The good news is that you talked to your doctor and are now on the road to recovery. Before you know it, you'll start to see signs you're overcoming postpartum anxiety.
When you're symptoms are under control, professional counseling can help you work through the non-biological causes of your anxiety. This means looking into what is triggering anxiety as a brain response and figuring out a way to overcome those triggers. Before you know it, you will have the skills to cope with your anxiety now and deal with anxiety-inducing situations in the future.
Here are some signs that you are overcoming your PPA.