MATERNAL MENTAL HEALTH
Practicing mindfulness had also taught me to 'turn towards' the pain, instead of 'turning away' in avoidance. So I let the sadness seep through my body, feeling its inexpressible sting. I was not ready to accept what had happened, but I accepted the sadness. That in itself gave me a profound sense of calm.
Not only did the NYT omit several large, reliable studies on antidepressant use during pregnancy and fail to include views from experts in the field of reproductive mental health, but the tone of the article is demeaning to women facing the difficult choice of taking medication to treat mental illness during pregnancy.
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