Dear Scarlet The Story of my Postpartum Depression by Teresa Wong is a beautifully honest story about her experience as a mother of a newborn.
This is a must read for all!
Let’s dive in to my review!
My Thoughts on Dear Scarlet The Story of my Postpartum Depression by Teresa Wong
Oh my goodness, this is such an important read. I’m so thankful that Teresa Wong created this.
I have a few friends that have experienced postpartum depression, and I wish I had read this earlier so I could both try to help more and recommend this book to them if they were feeling up to it.
While I can’t personally relate to the postpartum element, I can certainly relate to the depression and sense of hopelessness.
Here are some of the warning signs:
This account was just raw honesty. The author didn’t shy away from the darker elements.
The artwork was a lovely element to the overall creation of this. The art was simple, but very powerful.
My Favorite Passage from Dear Scarlet The Story of my Postpartum Depression
Never be afraid of your feelings. Although they may overwhelm you at times, there is a strength that is born out of weakness.
My Final Thoughts on Dear Scarlet The Story of my Postpartum Depression
Whether you’re an experienced mom, a new mom, an expecting mother, or just someone who knows someone that fits the previous criteria, I highly recommend this to you.
I think we can all use some education on postpartum depression so we can be there to help ourselves and others.
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Thanks for reading!
Priscilla Bettis says
I didn’t suffer from PPD, but I know someone who did. It would have been nice to have this book back then to understand better what was going on inside her thoughts. Important book!
Erica Robyn says
For sure! <3
Sounds like a really well-done book. I like that it’s in a graphic novel format – makes it easier to read and get the information you need in case you or someone you know has PPD.
Erica Robyn says