April 25, 2019

Can I Handle a Second Child?

by Motherhood Sessions

Weeks before the birth of her second daughter, Leigh is counting down the time she still has alone with her firstborn. She is feeling guilty about how the arrival of a new baby will impact her relationship with her older daughter.

CREDITS
Motherhood Sessions is a production of Gimlet Media. It’s produced by Peter Bresnan, Molly Donahue, and Lauren Silverman. Our editors are Devon Taylor and Nazanin Rafsanjani. Engineering and music by Emma Munger.

If you or someone you know is experiencing depression or anxiety during pregnancy, or in the postpartum period, contact Postpartum Support International at (800) 944-4773. If you or a family member are worried about safety, get help right away by calling the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255, or dialing 911. 

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