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THE MOTHER'S HELPER
Welcome!
My name is Jessica Banas, and I am a postpartum depression recovery and life coach.

1. I listen.
2. I provide hope, support, empowerment, inspiration, and I give direction on recovery strategies from the lived experience.
3. I produce results by using tools and methods designed to provide you with the clarity and focus that you need to make better decisions, take more actions, think positively and accomplish more with your life.


Defining the Differences:

Baby Blues:
Fleeting periods of sadness and mood swings immediately after giving birth. Typically goes away within two weeks or less. Risk rate is 80% of all new mothers.
Postpartum Depression:
Continued and deeper feelings of sadness and mood swings. Other symptoms may possibly include increased irritability, decreased appetite, inability to sleep, intrusive thoughts, increased anxiety. Risk rate is 15-20% of all new mothers, regardless of how many children she has.
Postpartum Psychosis:
Onset is fast and can include delusions, hallucinations, inability to make any decisions, hearing voices. If suspected, the mother needs to be hospitalized immediately and not left alone until she is under professional care. This is rare, every 1 in 1000 women are at risk for developing this and a family history of bipolar or schizophrenia raise the risk even higher.

PPD is not your fault, you are not alone, and you can feel well again, with help.
Jessica Banas (719)647-9511
homegirlhayward@yahoo.com
45 minute online session: $15.00
1 hour phone session: $20.00

If you want to schedule an hour phone session with me, a 45 minute online session, or have any further questions, please feel free to contact me.

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SURVIVOR STORY

MY REPORT ON THE POTENTIAL EFFECTS OF MILITARY DEPLOYMENT ON PPD
Courage does not always roar. Sometimes, it is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, I will try again tomorrow. -- Anonymous