\According to the National Institute for health, about 5% of women experience prolonged postpartum depression three years after giving birth. I'd argue that number is higher today.
All the pressure we put on ourselves and the societal pressures we face do not make this job any easier. I’m not sure that mothers will ever find the perfect balance between work and home. But things are slowly changing, and we are finding ways to shift that balance so that life feels a bit less stressful.
Ask for Help
Asking for help is critical, especially from your partner. Be open about the way you feel. Maybe there is an opportunity to shift the workload at home to be more balanced.
Surround Yourself With Positivity
Surround yourself with positive people who uplift and motivate you. Look at the relationships in your life and determine if you need a friend or even a family detox.