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Tell Us The Most Unexpected Thing About Postpartum Depression

"No, it does not mean we don't love our children."

Up to one in seven women experience postpartum depression after childbirth.


Yet, for many women, postpartum depression is a reality that often goes misunderstood.

Syeda Kazmi / Via Twitter: @SyedaKa77815972

So tell us what you want people to know about having postpartum depression.

Maybe it's that bonding with your child was way harder than you expected.


Or perhaps it's that you wanted to tell people how you were feeling, but never knew how.

Rosey / Via Twitter: @PNDandMe

Maybe it's that you had trouble connecting with other, happier new moms...


...or finding joy in the new mommy things you thought you would.

Or maybe you just want people to know that eventually it does get better.

PANDAS / Via Twitter: @Pandas_uk

Whatever you want people to know about having postpartum depression, we want to hear it! Tell us in the Dropbox below, and you could be featured in an upcoming BuzzFeed Community post!