When my second child’s colic nearly destroyed me, I needed time to recover before considering the third baby we had always planned on. I knew I couldn’t survive another experience like that. Technically yes, I did survive my baby’s colic and I could survive colic again. But it changed me. It broke me and I am not quite the same person after.
Women with colicky babies are more than twice as likely to have postpartum depression – at least that’s what a doctor told me. While some women may survive months of arduous colic with their spirits intact, excessive crying can certainly trigger depression. According to Science Daily, having a colicky baby is linked to an increase in […]