Jen Schwartz

Founder, MOTHERHOOD-UNDERSTOOD

http://motherhood-understood.com
Jen Schwartz is the medicated mommy who picked up the debris left by postpartum depression and anxiety and created MOTHERHOOD-UNDERSTOOD, a platform for the 1 in 7 moms affected by maternal mental health issues and the community she couldn’t findwhile struggling in a dark closet all by herself after the birth of her son. Jen gives permission slips to women who aren’t exactly enamored with their new role as mommy, so they can allow themselves to be the most real and honest versions of themselves. She helps them empathize, share, and connect with others who speak their language—moms who understand that new mommy life isn’t always the way it looks on Instagram. Jen is committed to shining the light on the darkest of places, where maternal mental health taboos have been hiding out, trying to make us believe that we are not enough and all alone. Jen is a writer, speaker, and influencer whose work has been featured all over the mommy blogosphere and on popular websites like The Mighty, Healthline, Pop Sugar Moms, Scary Mommy, CafeMom and more.
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I Had Postpartum Depression, and Here's What My Friends Did Right

by Jen Schwartz
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I Really Wanted to Breastfeed, but…

by Jen Schwartz
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5 Lessons Celebrity Moms Can Teach Us About Maternal Mental Health

by Jen Schwartz
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Confessions From a Postpartum Depression Survivor

by Jen Schwartz
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The Five Stages of Postpartum Depression Grief

by Jen Schwartz

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