I Feel on Edge…
Do you get the feeling that something just isn’t “quite right” since bringing home your baby? You’re not alone. You’ve undergone a HUGE role change in your life and it’s completely normal to feel different. Perhaps you’re feeling more on edge than normal, concerned about the baby’s safety, or maybe you are losing sleep at night because of your concern (on top of the loss of sleep that naturally occurs when you have a new baby!). You may begin to wonder “Is this what postpartum anxiety feels like?”.
I Was Not Expecting to Feel Postpartum Anxiety…
You may find that you’re not enjoying life with the new baby as much as you had expected you would or were told that you would. Postpartum anxiety can feel like a lot all at once. You may be encountering lack of sleep, nausea, excessive worry, feeling overwhelmed, or experiencing sensitivity to stress. I know it feels beyond overwhelming, but it is all going to be okay. You may just need a little extra help to get through this transition. Imagine what you would say to a friend experiencing what you are experiencing, you’d probably have a lot of compassion for them, reassuring them, and being kind to them in their time of confusion and need. Well, now imagine giving yourself that same grace and compassion – hard to do, right? But this is a good first step. Employ some self-compassion, acceptance, and understanding for the challenging time you’re going through.
Having a Baby Doesn’t Need to be Scary with Postpartum Support in Indiana
Everything is new and different, and it’s okay that you’re needing time to adjust. It’s scary too, all of a sudden, to be completely responsible for another life, aside from your own. There are so many things to account for, from feeding times to sleep schedules to fending off possible judgment for the choices you are making as a new parent. It’s exhausting and you just need a break, a breather! You’re overwhelmed, and rightfully so. You can find postpartum support in Indiana or Texas with online therapy if it is becoming unbearable. Give yourself some room to breathe from postpartum anxiety, so you can begin to enjoy motherhood how you always expected you would.
Having a baby during Covid…
During this unique time of Covid as well, you may be feeling even more isolated from family and friends. Your anxiety may be at an increased level because of concern for you or your baby getting sick with the coronavirus. Bringing a baby into the world is challenging enough without adding a global pandemic on top of it, it feels unfair, am I right?? All of the feelings you’re having are justified and deserve attention and extra coping tools. That is why I provide online therapy in Texas or online therapy in Indiana. If you’re searching for postpartum support in Indiana or postpartum support in Texas. please don’t hesitate to reach out.
Don’t Let Postpartum Anxiety in Indiana or Texas Keep You From Getting Postpartum Support!
You deserve to take a little time for yourself so you can feel better, more capable, more like yourself. If you feel ok, that will help the baby too. I know it’s hard to justify taking time for yourself (and it may even feel “unnatural”) when your primary focus has been taking care of the baby, but devoting time and resources to yourself serves your baby as well. A happy parent is a more effective parent. That’s why getting postpartum support in Texas or Indiana for your postpartum anxiety with an empathetic postpartum counselor is such a huge first step to feeling better!
Begin Receiving Postpartum Support in Texas & Indiana
The stress of postpartum anxiety doesn’t need to hold you down. Jordan Therapy Services can help you receive the support you need for postpartum anxiety. Our Indiana therapy clinic and Texas clinic have Laura Jordan, your postpartum therapist who provides an easy and secure platform to use from the comfort of your own space. To start your therapy journey, follow these simple steps:
- Email Jordan Therapy Services online to begin
- Meet with Laura Jordan, your postpartum therapist
- Start putting your mental health first so you can experience motherhood the way you expected!
Other Mental Health Services at Jordan Therapy Services
At Jordan Therapy Services we have many other services to offer in our online Indiana therapy clinic or Texas clinic. The mental health services at Jordan Therapy Services include online couples therapy, young adult therapy in Indiana, therapy for teenagers, EMDR therapy, message-based therapy, postpartum depression, and learn at home in Indiana courses for healthcare professionals working with maternal mental health and for clients created by Laura Jordan! Want to do online therapy in Indiana or online therapy in Texas? All our services are offered online in these locations. I’d be happy to work with you!